Watkins Mill Town Center

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Watkins Mill Town Center is a transit oriented development proposed in Gaithersburg, Maryland. It is located on the north side of the Metropolitan Grove MARC station, which will also be a stop along the Corridor Cities Transitway once it is built.

Gaithersburg, Maryland City in Maryland, United States

Gaithersburg, officially the City of Gaithersburg, is a city in Montgomery County, Maryland. At the time of the 2010 U.S. Census, Gaithersburg had a population of 59,933, making it the fourth largest incorporated city in the state, behind Baltimore, Frederick, and Rockville. Gaithersburg is located to the northwest of Washington, D.C., and is considered a suburb and a primary city within the Washington–Arlington–Alexandria, DC–VA–MD–WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. Gaithersburg was incorporated as a town in 1878 and as a city in 1968.

MARC Train commuter rail system comprising three lines in the Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area

MARC Train Service, known prior to 1984 as Maryland Rail Commuter, is a commuter rail system comprising three lines in the Baltimore–Washington metropolitan area. MARC is administered by the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA), a Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) agency, and is operated under contract by Bombardier Transportation Services USA Corporation (BTS) and Amtrak over tracks owned by CSX Transportation (CSXT) and Amtrak.

Corridor Cities Transitway

The Corridor Cities Transitway (CCT) is a proposed 15-mile (24 km) bus rapid transit line in Maryland that would run from the Shady Grove Metro station in Gaithersburg northwest to Clarksburg. The master plans for Montgomery County and Frederick County provide for the eventual extension of the CCT northward along I-270 into Frederick City. The project is in jeopardy now that funding is not available from the state.

The Town Center covers approximately 200 acres (81 ha) and includes nearly 4,500,000 square feet (420,000 m2) of office, hotel, restaurants, retail and residential development. [1]

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References

  1. "Watkins Mill Town Center - Executive Summary". WatkinsMillTC.com/Wayback Machine . 2012-02-09. Retrieved 2018-12-06.

Coordinates: 39°9′6″N77°13′28″W / 39.15167°N 77.22444°W / 39.15167; -77.22444

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