Press Releases

Joint Statement: Chevy Chase DC rezoning proposal supports a more inclusive and vibrant community (DC)

Joint Statement: Chevy Chase DC rezoning proposal supports a more inclusive and vibrant community (DC)

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Ward3Vision, WIN Ward 3 Congregations Affordable Housing Work Group, and Coalition for Smarter Growth urge adoption of the proposed zoning changes to Chevy Chase’s main street as the critical next step toward achieving a more inclusive and vibrant community. 
PRESS STATEMENT: Restore Virginia Metro Funding!

PRESS STATEMENT: Restore Virginia Metro Funding!

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The groups signing onto this press statement urge the General Assembly to reject Governor Youngkin’s budget amendment and restore the funding the General Assembly agreed to.

RELEASE: Maryland House passes Transportation and Climate Alignment Act

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On Monday, the Maryland House of Delegates passed the Transportation and Climate Alignment Act (TCA), HB 836, introduced by Delegate Mark Edelson (46th District). This timely legislation will cut pollution from Maryland’s largest source of greenhouse gas emissions, the transportation sector, while helping expand transportation options for residents and workers. The House passed the TCA by an overwhelming majority, and it will now be considered by the Senate. 
RELEASE: Close the Metro Funding Gap!

RELEASE: Close the Metro Funding Gap!

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Today, the WMATA Board met to review a new FY25 proposed budget. The "Fund Metro!" coalition released the following statement.

RELEASE: 18 Group Statement re Metro: Close the Gap!

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We thank the jurisdictions for proposing $480 million in additional funding for each of the next two years to help close WMATA's FY25 and FY26 operating gap. But we urge our elected leaders to do more to reduce and even close the entire gap. Failure to close the entire gap will still mean some service cuts, fare hikes, impact on the workforce, and delays in the capital program.