Master Plans

Capture Opens in new windowBicycle Master Plan (Adopted Jul. 2015) 
This master plan identifies important routes for bicyclists of all levels. It also provides information on different kinds of bicycle facilities. The plan establishes a schedule for developing bicycle routes in the City and for developing a bike-share system.  - Link to page | Link to Document


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Bus Stop Master Plan (Adopted Oct. 2016) 
This plan establishes design standards for bus stops in the City of Falls Church, including the size, positioning, and style of shelters, benches, trash and recycling cans, and informational signs. - Link to page | Link to Document | Link to Engineering Documents



City ofDesign Guidelines Cover Falls Church Design Guidelines (Adopted Dec. 2001) The purpose of these aesthetic guidelines are to create a Sense of 'Place', create pedestrian connections, create gateways, transitioning between commercial and residential areas, allow for larger scale development, and improve the facades of existing buildings. Link to Document


Traffic Calming CoverNeighborhood Traffic Calming Program (Adopted Feb. 2015) Traffic calming is a procedure designed to improve quality of life and increase safety for pedestrians and bicyclists by reducing motor vehicle speeds and/or volumes. The City has had a Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program as far back as 2005. The City has updated the Program in November 2011 in February 2015. Link to page | Link to Document


SRTS CoverSafe Routes to School & ADA Transition Plan (Adopted April 2011) - Safe Routes to Schools is a federal-aid program of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The program provides funds to substantially improve the ability of students in grades kindergarten through 8 to walk and bicycle to school safely. Link to page | Link to Overview | Link to Document



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Streetscape Standards (Adopted Mar. 2017) 
The City of Falls Church has adopted several policy documents regarding streetscape design over the past 30 years. The City Council desires to review, update, and consolidate the City's policies regarding streetscape design. Link to page | Link to Document


Title VI Cover Opens in new windowTitle VI, Transportation Equity (Adopted May 2016) 
The City of Falls Church (City) is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in or denied the benefits of its services on the basis of race, color or national origin, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. Stay up to date on Title VI, Transportation Equity. Link to page | Link to Document


WOD Plan Cover Opens in new windowW&OD Master Plan (Adopted Apr 2016) 
Develop the W&OD Park as a Great Street and greenway within the City, a place that provides opportunities for recreation, relaxation, and transportation; preserves and improves the natural environment; connects to the City’s commercial and residential neighborhoods; and provides transitions between commercial and residential areas. Link to page | Link to Document