Better Public Transit

Event: Book Talk with Christof Spieler

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Our co-host, Island Press, recently released the second edition of Christof Spieler’s wildly popular book “Trains, Buses, People.” Christof discussed the evolving conversation around transit and shared updates on fare policies, wayfinding, inclusivity, and North American transit systems. Purchase using code WEBINAR with Island Press for 30% off. If you
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Take Action: Tell City Council you support transit, walking, and biking

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City Council is set to vote on Alexandria’s updated mobility plan following a public hearing on Oct. 16. This plan is critical for more sustainable and equitable transportation in Alexandria -- focusing on increasing walking, biking, and transit options, while making our streets safer for all users and modes. Let’s make
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CSG comments in support of the Alexandria Mobility Plan

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October 15, 2021 Alexandria City Council301 King Street, Room 2300Alexandria, VA 22314 RE: Comments in support of the Alexandria Mobility Plan Dear Mayor Wilson and Members of City Council: Please accept these comments on behalf of the Coalition for Smarter Growth (CSG) in support of the draft Alexandria Mobility Plan
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Event: Alternatives to Maglev

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September 21 – The proposed high speed Maglev train between Baltimore, MD and Washington D.C. would harm a national park, a national wildlife refuge, the Chesapeake Bay and numerous nearby communities. NPCA, the Coalition for Smarter Growth, the West Baltimore Project, Delegate Jared Solomon, and Delegate Robbyn Lewis hosted a conversation
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ACTION ALERT: This coffin is a dramatic illustration of what's at stake

ACTION ALERT: This coffin is a dramatic illustration of what’s at stake

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Image: Sonya Breehey Last week I joined the Gum Springs community demanding a safer Richmond Highway. The coffin included in the protest is dramatic, but captures just how dangerous our roads are. Fairfax County continues to experience high rates of pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities and serious injuries with 10 people
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