Well Wishes – TCA is on the Job

Thomas Comitta Associates wish you and yours the best of health as we navigate the turbulent waters of COVID-19. We are all well and working, so let us know how we can help you with your Town Planning and Landscape Architecture needs!

Dan Mallach, ISA Certified Arborist

Congratulations to Dan Mallach, RLA, AICP for becoming an ISA Certified Arborist! This credential from the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) underscores TCA’s commitment to public safety, “right plant – right place” plant specification and tree and woodland preservation. Kudos!

Chadds Ford Township Open Space Planning

TCA has assisted Chadds Ford Township, its Open Space Task Force and the Brandywine Conservancy with the Open Space Update. The goal of the Plan was to address the current and future recreational needs and desires of residents, property owners, and other stakeholders in Chadds Ford. The planning process included community outreach and engagement through 

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Congrats to Erin Gross, RLA!

Erin has been an integral part of the TCA Team since 2013, and has now earned her stripes as a full-fledged Registered Landscape Architect (RLA) licensed in Pennsylvania. This credential requires a combination of education (Erin earned her Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from Penn State), relevant work experience (at TCA and elsewhere) and extensive 

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Edgewood MD Area Study

Jen and the TCA Team worked with Harford County Maryland to prepare an Area Study for Edgewood. Situated adjacent to the Aberdeen Proving Ground, Edgewood can look forward to new pedestrian and vehicular connections, gateway features, and a dynamic mix of uses.

Recreation Fee-in-Lieu

In many states, larger development projects are required to build on-site active recreation facilities (playgrounds, sports fields, courts, trails, etc.), and/or pay a “fee-in-lieu” of such facilities for use in building or improving off-site facilities. The fee-in-lieu may be based on land area, number of dwelling units, retail square footage and the like. In turn, 

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Kennett Pike Greenway Plan

The Kennett Pike, Route 52 in Kennett Township, PA, is a portion of the Brandywine Valley Scenic Byway that connects from the area of Longwood Gardens to Wilmington, Delaware. As consultants to Kennett Township, TCA help to develop the Kennett Pike Greenway Plan, which features a diverse mix of native deciduous trees, evergreen trees, and 

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3 “East” Comprehensive Plan Updates

TCA has worked in 2015 with East Whiteland Township, East Goshen Township, and East Bradford Township to craft Updates to the Comprehensive Plans of these 3 great communities. Updates include new mapping of uses and resources, proposals for bicycle and pedestrian-friendly corridors, and new analysis of community service needs based on population growth and trends. 

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East Goshen Park Master Plan

East Goshen Township Park is a beautiful and well built municipal park– TCA designed it in 1982! Now, East Goshen has brought TCA back to develop an Updated Park Master Plan, with particular attention to pedestrian and vehicular safety, handicapped accessibility, playground equipment upgrades, sports fields and courts improvements, and enhancements to the trails and 

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