Improving Public Transit in Virginia

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Testimony: WMATA Board re FY25 Budget (VA)

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We urge our elected leaders to do more to reduce and even close the entire gap. We all know that failure to close the entire gap will still mean some service cuts, fare hikes, impact on the workforce, and delays in the capital program. It is disappointing that a state statute has imposed a 50/50 requirement for splitting Virginia’s share of WMATA funding, and that the state is only being asked this year to provide $65 million.

Hear the latest updates on the Richmond Highway BRT

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Fairfax County is holding an open house this Wednesday to provide the latest updates on its Richmond Highway Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. County staff will provide a recap of project decisions and milestones, and be on hand to answer your questions. 
Take Action: Weigh in on these key issues at the VA General Assembly

Take Action: Weigh in on these key issues at the VA General Assembly

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The Virginia General Assembly is speeding through its 60-day session, and your legislators want to hear from you! Here’s info on key issues and how to reach your legislators.

Take Action: ask for sustainable transportation in Northern VA

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Ask for more sustainable, effective and equitable transportation improvements in NVTA’s 6-Year program of project funding – and less highway and arterial widening that is self-defeating and will fail our greenhouse gas reduction targets.

Comments: Proposed NVTC FY24-25 Work Plan

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The Coalition for Smarter Growth appreciates the opportunity to provide feedback on the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission’s (NVTC’s) proposed 2024-2025 Work Plan. Our mission is to promote walkable, inclusive transit-friendly communities as the most sustainable and equitable way for the region to grow and prosper, and we appreciate the important work of NVTC.