Press Releases

MetroNow Statement on Blue Line Derailment and Ongoing Service Disruptions

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Washington, DC — The MetroNow Coalition—comprised of the Coalition for Smarter Growth, Federal City Council, Greater Washington Board of Trade, Greater Washington Partnership, Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Prince George’s Chamber of Commerce, the 2030 Group, and Tysons Partnership—today released the following statement on the ongoing WMATA Metrorail service disruptions.
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RELEASE: CSG Responds to Anti-Housing Protesters at Planning Board

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Montgomery County, Md – “Montgomery County’s Thrive 2050 General Plan update is imbued with the progressive and creative spirit that has long been at the core of the community’s values,” said Stewart Schwartz, Executive Director of the Coalition for Smarter Growth (CSG). “This is why we are so saddened to see the strident opposition to the county’s efforts to address a housing crisis through Thrive 2050 and a separate study of Attainable Housing Strategies.”
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RELEASE: COG's Initiative for Equity, Smart Growth, Climate

RELEASE: COG’s Initiative for Equity, Smart Growth, Climate

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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: September 23, 2021  Contact: Stewart Schwartz, Executive Director, 703-599-6437 Cheryl Cort, Policy Director, 202-251-7516  CSG Applauds COG's Initiative for Equity, Smart Growth, Climate  COG Proposal to Focus Development around DC Region’s High-Capacity Transit Stations Vote Scheduled for October 13 Today, the Washington Post reported that the Metropolitan Washington
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RELEASE: IPCC Climate Change Report

RELEASE: IPCC Climate Change Report

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PRESS RELEASEFor Immediate Release August 9, 2021 Contact:Cheryl Cort, cheryl@smartergrowth.net Jane Lyons, jane@smartergrowth.netSonya Breehey, sonya@smartergrowth.net Today’s Alarming Climate Report – The DC Region Can and Should Do its Part Today, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued what the U.N. Chief calls a “Code Red for Humanity” highlighting worse climate
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RELEASE: Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

RELEASE: Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

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PRESS RELEASEFor immediate release May 12, 2020 Contact:Stewart Schwartz703-599-6437 (cell) CSG Released the Following Statement from Executive Director Stewart Schwartz Senators Warner, Kaine, Cardin, Van Hollen Can Fix the Infrastructure Bill "The bipartisan infrastructure bill would pour record amounts of money into transportation. But there are critical flaws which should
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