Press Releases

RELEASE: Transportation Planning Board Re-Vote on Governor Hogan’s Toll Lanes

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COALITION FOR SMARTER GROWTH PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release July 21, 2021 Contact Stewart Schwartz, Executive Director, 703-599-6437 Transportation Planning Board Re-Vote on Governor Hogan’s Toll Lanes Governor Hogan’s strong-arming further exposes biases and flaws in Beltway/270 study, and the distortions of the P3 approach Today, the regional Transportation Planning
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RELEASE: New Analysis Measures Racial and Economic Disparities in Transit Access Across National Capital Region

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2021.06.17-RELEASE_-New-Analysis-Measures-Racial-and-Economic-Disparities-in-Transit-Access-Across-National-Capital-RegionDownload For Immediate Release June 17, 2021 Contact Ben Fried, TransitCenter, 347-675-5592Stewart Schwartz, Coalition for Smarter Growth, 703-599-6437Ron Thompson, DC Transportation Equity Network, 202-780-7940 New Analysis Measures Racial and Economic Disparities in Transit Access Across National Capital Region The Transit Equity Dashboard illustrates inequities in access to jobs, health care,
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RELEASE CORRECTED: Removal of 495/270 Toll Lanes from Regional Plan

RELEASE CORRECTED: Removal of 495/270 Toll Lanes from Regional Plan

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2021.06.16-RELEASE-CORRECTED-re-TPB-Vote-on-Climate-495-270Download PRESS RELEASE – CORRECTED (to identify the correct motion maker) For Immediate ReleaseJune 16, 2021Contact:Stewart Schwartz, Executive Director, 703-599-6437 Concern about Climate Change Leads to Historic Vote at the Region’s Transportation Planning Board Vote removes 495/270 toll lanes from the long-range plan, requires next plan to meet climate goals
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Room for more housing proposed from Friendship Heights to Tenleytown.

Press Statement: CSG lauds final vote on DC Comp Plan update

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Contact: Cheryl Cort, cheryl@smartergrowth.net We are grateful that yesterday the DC Council has finally adopted the Comp Plan update to amend the woefully out of date 2006 plan. Through the process, advocates worked with the Council and DC Office of Planning to create a much better document to guide the
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CSG statement regarding the Washington, DC region’s deadly roads and too many lives lost

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2021.04.29-Release-re-our-Deadly-RoadsDownload Coalition for Smarter Growth Press Release For Immediate Release: April 29, 2021 Contact: Stewart Schwartz, 703-599-6437 Statement on the Washington, DC region’s deadly roads and too many lives lost The Coalition for Smarter Growth shares in the profound sadness and anger at the deadly state of our region’s roads.
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