Advocating for walkable, bikeable, inclusive, and transit-oriented communities as the most sustainable and equitable way for the Washington, DC region to grow and provide opportunities for all.

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Events

EVENT: “Taming Arterials” webinar with FABB

Major arterial roads such as Routes 1, 7, 50, 123

Smart Growth Social Goes Local: City Ridge, DC

Join us, Ward3Vision, and other local smart growth advocates for a walking tour of the new 10-acre City Ridge project on Wisconsin Avenue at the former Fannie Mae headquarters site. We'll end with a fun happy hour at Surfside!

Latest Happenings


NATIONAL - Center for Housing Policy's "Heavy Load" Report

NATIONAL – Center for Housing Policy’s “Heavy Load” Report

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The Coalition for Smarter Growth prioritizes the production and preservation of affordable housing, especially with access to transportation choices and jobs, as one critical element of truly interconnected, sustainable communities.
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D.C. - Homes for an Inclusive City

D.C. – Homes for an Inclusive City

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The Coalition for Smarter Growth prioritizes the production and preservation of affordable housing, especially with access to transportation choices and jobs, as one critical element of truly interconnected, sustainable communities.
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DC - A Working Vision for Downtown Ward 7

DC – A Working Vision for Downtown Ward 7

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A plan to revitalize downtown Ward 7, based on a series of community workshops in 2005.
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DC – Rhode Island Avenue Parking

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WRN has worked extensively with community members around the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station. We have conducted workshops, walking audits and developed a set of recommendations to make the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station more accessible to the community that it serves. We have also supported the detailed analysis conducted by D.C. Office of Planning which demonstrated that many more Metro riders could be served by improving walk, bicycle and bus access to the Metrorail station at the same cost of replacing the 387 commuter parking spaces.
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Manassas Battlefield Park Bypass Study Draft EIS

Manassas Battlefield Park Bypass Study Draft EIS

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We have reviewed the Battlefield Bypass DEIS and have found a number of noteworthy deficiencies that significantly affect the conclusion that four lane bypasses are required to replace Routes 29 and 234 through the Manassas Battlefield National Park.
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