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


COMMENTS re: Draft 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

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Thank you for the opportunity to provide input on the Draft 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Baltimore region. The TIP can be simply described as the list of regional transportation projects using federal funds over the next four years. However, we believe it is important to look at this document not simply as a collection of individual projects, but as a program that reflects our region’s transportation priorities. 
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Register for our Diverse Neighborhoods webinar, on July 27!

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Join us to learn about how the right policies and investments can allow neighborhoods to grow in a way that support racial and economic diversity. The DC region is one of the most diverse places in the country, but remains largely segregated. We'll talk about the latest research, the policy implications, and why it matters to yo
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All About Thrive #4: A county with more housing options

All About Thrive #4: A county with more housing options

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Today we’re covering what Thrive 2050 says about “missing middle” housing. This is the fourth installment in our “All About Thrive” email series.
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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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