Maryland

Known nationally as an innovator in smart growth and environmental protection, Maryland has many opportunities for improved transportation, land use and equitable development policies.

In Maryland, the Coalition for Smarter Growth focuses on Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties. We advocate for transit-oriented neighborhoods where people can walk, bicycle and take transit between home, work and play, the new transit investments to support these communities, and affordable housing linked to transit.

Latest Happenings


Event Materials: Capitol Heights Metro Walking Tour

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Thank you to everyone who joined RISE Prince George’s on 6/17/22 for our walking tour around the Capitol Heights Metro station.
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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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EVENT: How traffic engineers can design streets for transit-oriented development

EVENT: How traffic engineers can design streets for transit-oriented development

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On June 1, 2022, RISE Prince George's and CSG hosted on online discussion with Randy Dittberner, PE, PTOE (formerly with Virginia Dept. of Transportation).
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CSG Testimony: Prince George's FY23 Budget

CSG Testimony: Prince George’s FY23 Budget

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On right track for affordable housing; DPW&T needs to put safety & community goals first in road designs CSG-PGC-Council-testimony-FY23-BudgetDownload
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