CA has often been charged with being more transparent with the community.  In this section, visitors can find information about major projects, master plans, and reports.

Active Transportation Action Agenda

CA’s plan analyzed existing pathways and included a list of pilot projects and recommendations to create a more interconnected, comprehensive and safe bicycling and walking circulation system for health, recreational and transportation purposes.

Aquatics Master Plan

A system-wide plan for aquatic facilities that includes principles, strategies and priorities for the continued development and management of CA aquatics.

Characteristics of Columbia Report

Demographic and socioeconomic information of Columbia, Maryland and the ten villages based upon 2010 Census data.

Columbia Development Tracker

Monthly summary of proposed development and related meetings in Columbia.

Columbia Market Study Analysis

Current market conditions and future potential market opportunities for Columbia’s village centers and its relationship to large commercial corridors in Columbia.

Columbia Sales Trends Report

An analysis of residential and non-residential real estate sales in Columbia, Maryland from 2000 to 2010, and comparison among villages, Columbia and Howard County.

Comprehensive Plan for Serving the Older Adult Community

CA’s plan and guiding framework to enhance programs and services for Columbia’s older adult community.

Guiding Principles for the 21st Century Planned Community of Columbia

Guiding Principles for the 21st Century Planned Community of Columbia: Columbia Association Board of Directors established guiding principles to guide the continued evolution and growth of Columbia as a planned community of choice. The principles are organized into five categories: Diversity; Stewardship; Land Use and Design; Neighborhoods and Destinations; and Community Facilities and Services.

Legislation of Interest

Legislation of Interest: CA tracks legislation under consideration by the Maryland General Assembly and Howard County Council that may affect the organization.

New Town Zoning Briefing Paper

New Town Zoning Briefing Paper: Planning and Community Affairs staff prepared and presented a briefing paper on New Town zoning to the Columbia Association Board of Directors on September 18, 2014.

An assessment of Columbia Association’s existing open space related plans, policies, programs and stewardship protocols with suggested opportunities for change and enhancement.

Potential Aquatic Partnership Study

This report is the result of collaborative work between the Howard County Government and Columbia Association to define and explore the possibility of a future partnership to bring a new indoor aquatic facility to the community.

Symphony Woods

Symphony Woods: Background on the plans to transform Symphony Woods into a cultural park supporting arts and cultural uses.