Policy 2

Invest in public facilities to catalyze economic development and revitalization, stimulate employment growth, and strengthen neighborhoods.

  • PF2.1 - Utilize public facilities, such as urban parks and libraries, as development anchors.

  • PF2.2 - Consider the acquisition and reuse of existing vacant or underutilized malls and shopping centers for public facilities, such as police substations, libraries, community centers, and schools.

  • PF2.3 - Develop partnerships between high schools; institutions of higher learning, such as Prince George’s Community College; local businesses; and government agencies to provide training and ongoing support to prospective entrepreneurs and existing businesses, and attract new businesses to the Regional Transit Districts and Local Centers.