Montgomery General Plan Update

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Thrive Montgomery 2050 will be a visionary, living document laying out how Montgomery County grow, as well as respond to future opportunities and challenges. Although the General Plan will not have legal authority, it lays the groundwork for all future Master Plans and implementing its goals and policy recommendations will guide the future policy agenda on housing, land use, and transit issues.

The Montgomery County Planning Board has reviewed the draft plan and transmits the new version to the County Council in early April 2021. We are strongly supportive of this version and urge the Council to support it. The County Council will have their own community input process and work sessions, resulting in a vote on the final plan in the end of 2021.

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Get Involved: Join Montgomery for All!


Montgomery for All is a local grassroots group organized by the Coalition for Smarter Growth. We are advocating for a General Plan that paves the way for a more equitable, prosperous, and sustainable future. Our platform lays out ten goals that we want to see included in the General Plan. This includes putting new homes near transit, allowing for more housing options, protecting vulnerable communities, and building a world class transit network. Sign up to receive email updates about meetings, actions, and events! For more information, visit our website at https://www.montgomery4all.org.

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Montgomery County Smart Growth Advocacy Manual

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Click to download our Montgomery County Smart Growth Advocacy Manual, featuring information on how the County Council works, what exactly the Planning Board does, the difference between a sector plan and functional master plan and much more! Montgomery-for-All-Smart-Growth-Advocacy-ManualDownload
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Sign-on Letter to the Montgomery Planning Board Re: Thrive 2050 Outreach

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2020_08_12_Thrive-community-outreach-sign-on-letterDownload August 12th, 2020 Dear Montgomery Planning Board, The coalition of organizations and individuals undersigned request additional outreach activities for the upcoming release of the working draft plan of Thrive Montgomery 2050. Many of our organizations have worked with the planning staff and have seen their diligent and innovative ways
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RELEASE: Courageous Conversations discuss the history of racial segregation in Montgomery County

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Courageous-Conversations-Press-Release-1Download FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 10, 2020 CONTACT: Jane Lyons, Coalition for Smarter Growth jane@smartergrowth.net | (410) 474-0741 Courageous Conversations discuss the history of racial segregation in Montgomery County Montgomery County, Md. — This Saturday, the Coalition for Smarter Growth will host the first in a series of three Courageous Conversations
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CSG Comments on Thrive 2050 Draft Vision and Goals

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April 15, 2020 Montgomery Planning Board 8787 Georgia Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20910 Re: Montgomery Thrive 2050 Draft Vision and Goals Dear Chair Anderson and Planning Commisioners: Thank you for the opportunity to provide written comments on the draft vision and goals for Thrive Montgomery 2050. We understand that this
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Plataforma de Montgomery for All

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Spanish-Montgomery-for-All-Platform-for-Thrive-Montgomery-2050Download
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