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Attainable Housing Walking Tour of East Silver Spring

Join Montgomery for All for an attainable housing walking tour of East Silver Spring! We'll explore the housing types in the neighborhood, and the zoning decisions that have made it possible (or in some locations, not possible!) to offer a wide variety of housing options for people of diverse ages, incomes, and household sizes.

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DC – Comments on the Brookland Plan

These comments were submitted to the DC Department of Planning regarding the proposed Small Area Plan (SAP) for the Brookland Metro Station. CSG strongly supports the redevelopment, but also offered suggestions for improvement. Click here to read the complete comments >>

3,000 DC Area Residents Pledge a Car Free Day

The recent surge in gas prices exposed the high cost of driving and sparked a sea change in thinking about how we get around and even where we live. Now, over 3000 area residents have signed a pledge to test car free living for a day, as part of the Washington DC region's participation in "Car Free Day."

Citizens Campaign for a Green and Sustainable Urban Future for Tysons Corner

A group of citizens and conservation groups launched a campaign today in support of a green and sustainable urban future for Tysons Corner. Coordinated by John Byrne, a long-time Fairfax conservation leader, the group has crafted a platform laying out a vision and detailed goals for a sustainable Tysons Corner. The platform is designed to influence the crafting of the new comprehensive plan by the Tysons Corner Task Force, Planning Commission, and Fairfax Board of Supervisors.

DC: Proposed Changes to Parking Regulations

At the time that our city instituted its zoning code in 1958, urban planners of the era, including Harold Lewis, who wrote the new zoning plan for the city, envisioned a very different future. The Lewis plan cited the need to require off-street parking for all new development hoping for“…the eventual removal of curb parking and the subsequent freeing of the traffic arteries.”

Update to D.C.’s 1958 Zoning Code for Parking Offers Better Choices for Residents and Commuters

The location, amount and pricing of parking directly affects driving habits, traffic congestion, air quality, and the urban fabric of our city. Tonight’s public hearing before the D.C. Zoning Commission provides the opportunity to voice support for the Office of Planning’s proposed comprehensive reform of parking regulations. The proposed changes protect walkable historic neighborhoods, promote transit-oriented development, help make new housing more affordable, and help improve commuting conditions for all.