Advocating for walkable, bikeable, 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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No New Highways Webinar

As a part of our "All About Thrive" series, join

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


CSG Testimony to County Council on Silver Spring Downtown & Adjacent Communities Plan

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We support the draft of the Silver Spring Downtown and Adjacent Communities Plan, although we believe there is room for improvement to think more strategically, creatively, and boldly about certain elements, such as affordable housing.
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Joint Statement on OLO Initial RESJ Review of Thrive 2050

Joint Statement on OLO Initial RESJ Review of Thrive 2050

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The Coalition for Smarter Growth, Montgomery for All, Audubon Naturalist Society, Montgomery Housing Alliance, and the Washington Area Bicyclists Association believe in the overarching vision of Thrive 2050, which promotes equity and sustainability through affordable housing, more housing options, improved transit, walkable communities that improve access to jobs, and more.
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CSG in the News: Groups launch Safe Streets campaign

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The Coalition for Smarter Growth and the immigrant advocacy group CASA are launching the Safe Streets for Bailey’s Crossroads campaign. The goal is to engage and organize the local community in pushing for improved access for walking, biking, and transit.
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TESTIMONY re: Support of ParcView II Affordable Housing 

TESTIMONY re: Support of ParcView II Affordable Housing 

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We urge you to approve the ParcView II proposed by Wesley Housing, one of our region’s premier non-profit affordable housing developers and managers. 
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CSG in the News: Safer Bailey’s Crossroads: Groups Campaign For Pedestrian Safety

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BAILEY'S CROSSROADS, VA — The Coalition for Smarter Growth and CASA, an immigrant advocacy group, launched a campaign in the Bailey's Crossroads area of Fairfax County that aims to improve access to sidewalks and create safer bicycle routes.
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