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CSG in the News: How a new transit network will improve transportation in western Montgomery County

CSG in the News: How a new transit network will improve transportation in western Montgomery County

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“A lot of the job growth that we’ve seen is in the Great Seneca Science Corridor” is car-dependent, “so bringing better transit will help guide that growth in a direction that is more transit oriented.”
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TAKE ACTION: The future of bus rapid transit in Montgomery County

TAKE ACTION: The future of bus rapid transit in Montgomery County

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CSG won Montgomery County's 2013 Countywide Transit Corridors Plan, which envisioned a new Flash bus rapid transit (BRT) system along major roadways. We've advocated to implement the plan ever since, and this past month we won actual construction funding for BRT on Veirs Mill Road and MD-355 between Germantown and
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Sign up to testify for free fares!

Sign up to testify for free fares!

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Ride On bus fares in Montgomery County have been free since March 2020 and the Montgomery Better Buses coalition, organized by the Coalition for Smarter Growth, has won an extension of free fares four times. Right now, fares will stay free until June 2022. But we'd like to see free fares extended until at least October 2023, when the county's study to redesign Ride On and Metrobus routes will be complete.
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Letter to MDGA Leadership re: the proposed suspension of the Maryland gas tax

Letter to MDGA Leadership re: the proposed suspension of the Maryland gas tax

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On behalf of the Transform Maryland Transportation Coalition (formerly Save MD Transit), we thank you for your support of the Transit Safety & Investment Act during the 2021 General Assembly. The bill will help assure MTA's current maintenance needs will be addressed over the next five years. 
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Letter re: 495/270 Toll Lanes in Montgomery County Economic Development Strategic Plan

Letter re: 495/270 Toll Lanes in Montgomery County Economic Development Strategic Plan

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Montgomery County Council100 Maryland Ave. 6th FloorRockville, MD 20850March 17, 2022 Dear Councilmember: We are writing with respect to the Council’s consideration of the draft County economic development plan. We urge you to support the removal of a recommendation on page 30 to “Cooperate with state and federal resources to
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