Fact Sheets and Flyers

2015 Smart Growth Platform for Fairfax

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Fairfax remains one of the nation's wealthiest jurisdictions, and has maintained a high level of community services, including great schools, while becoming a socio-economically diverse community. But the county is also facing important challenges including:
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Fact sheet: Benefits of Rapid Transit for Montgomery's Veirs Mill Rd corridor

Fact sheet: Benefits of Rapid Transit for Montgomery’s Veirs Mill Rd corridor

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RESIDENTS ALONG VEIRS MILL ROAD NEED THE RTS AS A TRANSIT OPTION • More than 6,000 (15.4%) of commuters along the Veirs Mill Road corridor have commutes longer than 60 minutes. • Since 1990, the number of residents in this corridor with these mega-commutes has nearly doubled. • 22.7% of corridor residents take transit to work: nearly twice as many as in 1990. Almost half of these transit riders take the bus to work. • The median income of Veirs Mill Corridor residents is nearly $20,000 less than the median income in Montgomery County overall. Almost 44% of Veirs Mill Road corridor residents are foreign-born.
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Fact sheet: Benefits of Rapid Transit for Montgomery's US-29 corridor

Fact sheet: Benefits of Rapid Transit for Montgomery’s US-29 corridor

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RESIDENTS ALONG THE US 29 CORRIDOR NEED THE RTS AS A TRANSIT OPTION • Almost 9,500 (17.2%) of commuters in the US 29 corridor have commutes longer than 60 minutes. • Since 1990, the number of residents in this corridor with these mega-commutes has nearly doubled. • 17.5% of corridor residents take transit to work: nearly twice as many as in 1990. Almost half of these transit riders take the bus to work
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