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Webinar: Proposed 2025 Better Bus Network

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Webinar: Launching our Blueprint for a Better Region

We're so excited to finally share our vision for a more sustainable, equitable, and vibrant D.C. region with you. Join us to learn more about our vision and how you can be a smart growth champion!

Latest Happenings


Affordable Housing Progress Report

Affordable Housing Progress Report

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In 2004, the Washington Regional Network for Livable Communities (WRN) produced the DC region’s first peer-to-peer comparison and report card for affordable housing policies. Extraordinarily influential, the report informed advocates and officials alike on the increasing depth of need for affordable housing, and the role local governments should play to ‘fill the gap,’ and improve the health of low-income families and their overall communities. To see how each of our region's jurisdictions stacked up, check out the full report.

Traffic Fatalities and the Built Environment

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An American Journal of Public Health article which argues that the low-density fringes of metropolitan areas are more dangerous than the inner cities because of traffic fatalities associated with driving long distances at high speeds.

DC – Rhode Island Avenue Community Visioning Workshop Results

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The results of a community visioning workshop for the Rhode Island Metro station. Click here to view the full presentation >>
DC: Public Transportation Accessibility

DC: Public Transportation Accessibility

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Fact sheet and map of DC residents' access to transit.

Pedestrian Safety at Rhode Island Avenue Metro Station

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A fact sheet explaining the need for greater investment in pedestrian facilities at the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station. Click here to view the complete fact sheet>>