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Green City-Style Tysons Plan Wins Fairfax's Approval

· A mix of uses in new development, including street-level retail, entertainment and residential and office space, would be promoted.

· A free bus line that would connect the four Metro stations with the more outlying neighborhoods would be established.

· Incentives, such as even higher density, to encourage the construction of affordable and workforce housing would be offered.

Tyler urged supervisors to act quickly. With federal regulators expected to approve the Metro extension soon, Tyler said he is worried that landowners will move ahead under current building guidelines if the process drags on much longer.

"We will be stuck with what we have and how we have developed, and I think that would be a tragedy," he said.

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