Improving Public Transit in DC

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Comments on Study Concerning Rail Service Between Richmond and DC

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Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the scoping for the Washington to Richmond Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor Tier II study. This project is one of the most critical for meeting Virginia's transportation and economic development needs
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D.C. commits to projects to advance the city’s long-range transportation plan

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Over the next two years, cyclists in the District will have more bike lanes, pedestrians will have more sidewalks and bus riders will enjoy stops equipped with digital screens that show bus arrival times. In addition, some of the city’s major bridges will begin undergoing repairs and several key studies
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Mayor Vincent Gray kicks off moveDC plan

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D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray on Tuesday released an ambitious long-range transportation plan that he said would expand the city’s transit options while deterring driving through the use of toll lanes on the city’s gateways and charging a congestion fee to motorists entering downtown. MoveDC, looks ahead to 2040 and
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CSG Support for EYA Takoma Metro Station JD Proposal (Docket R14-01)

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Please accept these comments on behalf of the Coalition for Smarter Growth. The Coalition for Smarter Growth is the leading organization in the Washington, D.C. region dedicated to making the case for smart growth. Our mission is to promote walkable, inclusive, and transit-oriented communities, and the land use and transportation policies and investments needed to make those communities flourish.
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16th Street bus lane fact sheet

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How to get better bus service for 16th Street - Rush hour bus lanes - 16th Street NW buses are plagued by overcrowding and delays - A rush hour bus lane would greatly improve service - What would a rush hour bus lane on 16th street NW do? A dedicated bus lane operating during rush hour in the peak direction would keep buses from getting stuck in traffic. Buses in dedicated lanes would avoid traffic delays, move at increased speeds, and arrive on time. This means more reliable, regular service, and less overcrowding for riders.
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