New Report
submitted to
County Council
October 2012

Click HERE to download
Burtonsville in Crisis:
Solutions for Revitalization

10. Resources


1.  "Community Voices Support at Burtonsville Crossroads Public Hearing," by Kara Rose, Gazette.Net, September 25, 2012.

2.  "Consensus to 'Save Burtonsville,' but Debate Over How" by Dan Reed, Greater Greater Washington, September 17, 2012.

3.  "  Property Owners, Planners Spar Over Future of Rural Area" by Whitney Teal, Colesville Patch, July 30, 2012. 

4.  "As Burtonsville Crossing Suffers, Nearby Maple Lawn Becomes Destination," by Aaron Kraut, Gazette, July 4, 2012. 

5.  "Burtonsville Crossing Soon Down to Nine Open Businesses," by Whitney Teal, Colesville Patch, June 22, 2012

6.  "Plan proposes housing, new streets, parks for Burtonsville," by Dan Reed, justupthepike, posted June 5, 2012.

7.  "Burtonsville Planners Seek Ideas for Commercial Corridor," by Kristi Tousignant, Gazette, May 11, 2012.

8.  "Burtonsville Plan Seeks to Create Main Street, Develop Struggling Shopping Center," by Aaron Kraut, Gazette, May 9, 2012.

9.  "Burtonsville businesses band together to raise visibility for 'sleepy crossroad," by Aaron Kraut, Gazette, April 3, 2012.

10.  "Valerie Ervin Q&A:  East County has been forgotten," by Whitney Teal, Colesville Patch, March 19, 2012

11.  "Mixed-Use Town Center Envisioned for Burtonsville," by Kristi Tousignant, Gazette, February 8, 2012. 

12.  "Proposal Makes Route 198 Burtonsville's 'Main Street'," by Whitney Teal, Colesville Patch, February 2, 2012.

13.  "Burtonsville Shopping Centers Remain Largely Vacant," by Kristi Tousignant, Gazette, November 16, 2011. 

14.  "Burtonsville Crossing Shopping Center Soon to be More Than Half Empty," by Whitney Teal, Colesville Patch, August 10, 2011.

15.  "Burtonsville Development to Retain 'Rural Village' Character," by Whitney Teal, Colesville Patch, May 13, 2011.

16  "Burtonsville Residents Say They Want Community, Walkable Town Square," by Whitney Teal, Colesville Patch, April 1, 2011.

17.  "Residents Invited to Workshop on Burtonsville Crossroads Plan," by Kristi Tousignant, Gazette, March 30, 2011. 

18.  "While Giant Celebrates the Opening of a New Burtonsville store, the Shopping Center it Left Behind Struggles," The Washington Post, November 8, 2010

19.  "Burtonsville Crossing Reaches Out to County for Help," by Alison Bryant, Gazette, August 25, 2010.

20.  "Burtonsville Keeps Settling for Decline," by Dan Reed, Greater Greater, October 21, 2009. 

21.  "Burtonsville Residents Protest Affordable Housing," by Dan Reed, Greater Greater, May 18, 2009.

22.  "Burtonsville Town Square:  Controversy Kills Ambitious Redevelopment Proposal," by Dan Reed, just up the pike, July 23, 2008.

23.  "Survey examines future of Burtonsville's Center," Just Up the Pike, November 2, 2007.


1.  "Burtonsville in Crisis:  Solutions for Revitalization," by Tom Norris.  This newly updated 70-page detailed Report was submitted to the County Council in October, 2012.

2.  Michael Nagy of Rifkin, Livingston, Levitan & Silver LLC, Letter to County Planners regarding Worksession #3 and errors in the Burtonsville Crossroads Neighborhood Plan, July 26, 2012.  Attachment:  Technical Bulletin, prepared by the Chesapeake Watershed Network.

3.  MNCPPC, Burtonsville Crossroads Neighborhood Plan, Work Session #2, July 12, 2012.

4.  "Burtonsville in Crisis:  Solutions for Revitalization" draft by Tom Norris, Burtonsville Crossing, LLC, June, 2012.

5.  MNCPPC, Burtonsville Crossroads Neighborhood Plan, public hearing draft, May, 2012.

6.  MNCPPC, Burtonsville Community Legacy Plan, October, 2008.

7.  Department of Housing and Community Affairs, to Montgomery County, Maryland, Burtonsville Market Study and Consumer Shopping Survey, October 2007.

8.  Fairland Master Plan, 1997.



2.  Montgomery County, Maryland website.  See County Council section.


4.  Petition:, Save Burtonsville.
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