As noted earlier, the Maryland chapter of the American Planning Association has given its highest award for 2009 to the White Flint Sector Plan. The Gazette interviewed the judges who said: “The main thing was just the amount of analysis that was involved and the amount of public participation, those were the two main things,” that set the plan apart, said Timothy Bourcier, one of the volunteer judges, and himself a 2009 award winner.
Nkosi Yearwood, one of the chief planners on the White Flint project, also told the Gazette: “I think it sort of recognizes the sort of long-range, you could say potential of the effort. I just think that it recognizes the work and effort from everyone, the members of the steering committee, the (Planning) Board, and everyone who contributed to make the draft a good document.”
The Gazette story is available here: