City considers proposed traffic management on Fair Woods

The City Council has been discussing proposed transportation plans along Fair Woods Parkway. The project is described as making Fair Woods a “neighborway.” The traffic management changes are under consideration — not approved — and are available for review on Engage Fairfax. Any questions or feedback you have are best directed to the Council throughContinue reading “City considers proposed traffic management on Fair Woods”

Sign updates in progress; City requests delay in executing address changes

Yesterday and today City staff have been updating street signs in the neighborhood as well as at the intersection of Fair Woods Parkway and Fairfax Boulevard. The City shared this request to residents with updated street names: Post Date: 01/03/2023 The names of 14 streets officially changed on Jan. 1, 2023, and the U.S. PostalContinue reading “Sign updates in progress; City requests delay in executing address changes”

City seeks input on Neighborway Dec. 14

Public Outreach for Plantation Parkway Neighborway From the City: On Dec. 14, Fairfax City will hold an open house for public review of the draft Neighborway Design Guidelines and proposed concepts for the Plantation Parkway Neighborway project. The open house will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Sherwood Community Center, 3740 OldContinue reading “City seeks input on Neighborway Dec. 14”

City Council approves new street names for January 1

The Fairfax City Council met November 29 to vote for new names for each of the 14 streets designated for renaming. Here are the newly approved street names for the eight roads in Mosby Woods, to take effect January 1, 2023: Confederate Lane –> Continental LanePlantation Parkway –> Fair Woods ParkwayRaider Lane –> Fox LaneRangerContinue reading “City Council approves new street names for January 1”

Council vote on street names Nov 29, pubic input due by Nov 28

The City Council meeting November 15 included a public hearing for input on proposed new street names for the 14 streets selected for rename. The names were proposed and discussed but not finalized. The meeting video can be viewed on the City website and the presentation slide deck is available here. (Please note that theContinue reading “Council vote on street names Nov 29, pubic input due by Nov 28”

General Membership meeting Thurs, Oct 20

The annual MWCA General Membership meeting will be held Thursday, October 20, 7:30 PM at Green Acres Center. The agenda includes a treasurer’s report, election of area directors, meeting with a City representative on the the Plantation Parkway Neighborway project, and notes from the City’s Office of Community Development and Planning. Members are welcome toContinue reading “General Membership meeting Thurs, Oct 20”

City details street name input process

As previously noted, the City is requesting public input on new street names through September 30. The option to contribute is still available through the online survey on Engage Fairfax. Additionally a paper form is now available. View the PDF here or pick one up at the Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center. Dropoff locations forContinue reading “City details street name input process”

City Council votes to rename all 14 street names up for consideration

Tonight the City Council voted to rename all of the street names up for consideration. The vote was conducted street by street for each of the 14 streets identified as having Confederacy themes by the Stakeholder Group in their report last fall. Eight of the 14 streets to be renamed are in Mosby Woods: ConfederateContinue reading “City Council votes to rename all 14 street names up for consideration”