Fact Sheets and Flyers

Fact sheet: Maryland state highway walking and biking safety bills

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Between 2003 and 2012, 5,799 people total were killed in traffic-related crashes in Maryland, 1,067 of them while walking. Such preventable, needless tragedies indicate a need for renewed focus on safety for everyone utilizing Maryland’s roadways. As driving continues to decline in Maryland, and walking, cycling, and transit usage rises, there is an urgent need to address the safety of all Maryland traveler
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Montgomery County’s Independent Transit Authority Proposal

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Montgomery’s planned 81-mile Rapid Transit System offers incredible potential to transform the county’s aging commercial corridors into vibrant, sustainable, walkable, transit-oriented communities. With dedicated lanes, service every 5-10 minutes, weather-protected stations, Wi-Fi, and many other amenities, Rapid Transit will provide high quality transit service at a far lower cost than building new highways.
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Smart Growth Platform for the District of Columbia 2014

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Transportation, land use and housing for a competitive, sustainable and inclusive city. Four Goals: 1. Keep our city inclusive, walkable, and livable by growing smartly near Metro stations and along high-capacity...
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Amend B20-604, “Affordable Homeownership Preservation and Equity Accumulation Amendment Act of 2013”

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The “Affordable Homeownership Preservation and Equity Accumulation Amendment Act of 2013,” Council Bill 20-604, over time could reduce the amount of resources available for future housing needs by shrinking how much of the public’s investment in affordable housing is preserved. While the bill currently proposed would make several changes that would exclude many current affordable homeownership organization’s efforts, amendments to reverse these proposed changes have been agreed to by the key supporters of the bill with the Coalition for Non-Profit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED).
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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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