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No New Highways Webinar

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Rally for Affordable Housing in Chevy Chase, MD

Join Action in Montgomery, Coalition for Smarter Growth, and Montgomery for All to rally in support of mixed-income housing on top of a new Chevy Chase Library.

Latest Happenings


Nightime picture of a bus leaving the Rosslyn Metro Station in NOVA, with a trail of red and orange lights..

ACTION ALERT: Demand climate action from your local elected officials

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Transportation is the #1 source of our regional greenhouse gas emissions, and we have just 8 years to slash those emissions. Yet, our local and state elected officials who sit on the regional Transportation Planning Board (TPB), are not taking the urgent – and feasible – steps necessary to reduce emissions from our region’s transportation system. They need to hear from you! 
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Letter: Affordable Housing at Chevy Chase Library

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April 7, 2022 The Honorable Marc Elrich Executive Office Building 101 Monroe Street, 2nd Floor Rockville, MD 20850 RE: Chevy Chase Library Building Project Dear County Executive Elrich: The twenty-one undersigned organizations urge you to redevelop the Chevy Chase Library with mixed-income housing. We believe this is an opportunity to
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RELEASE: On the Wrong Road in Northern Virginia

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“What our ‘On the Wrong Road’ report shows is that the NVTAuthority needs to take a new direction this year. Northern Virginians want to drive less, not more, and based on regional surveys, they also want their leaders to address climate change,” said Stewart Schwartz, CSG Executive Director.
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REPORT: On the Wrong Road in Northern Virginia

REPORT: On the Wrong Road in Northern Virginia

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CSG report finds that a massive program of highway widening will increase driving in Northern Virginia faster than population growth
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Snag tickets for our 25th Anniversary celebration!

Snag tickets for our 25th Anniversary celebration!

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The countdown has officially begun for our 25th Anniversary celebration and fundraiser, and you’re invited! Join us on Thursday, May 12 from 6-8pm at the Capitol View at 400 – an open air rooftop with a great view of the iconic Union Station. Spend the evening mingling with smart growth advocates and enjoying the gorgeous view. We’ll also have wine, beer, and delicious hors d’oeuvres.
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