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TAKE ACTION: Keep Upper Beach Drive for walking and rolling year round! 

TAKE ACTION: Keep Upper Beach Drive for walking and rolling year round! 

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Submit your comments by August 11 to support a continued car-free Upper Beach Drive during the summer (proposed) but also make it year around too!
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D.C. commits to projects to advance the city’s long-range transportation plan

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Over the next two years, cyclists in the District will have more bike lanes, pedestrians will have more sidewalks and bus riders will enjoy stops equipped with digital screens that show bus arrival times. In addition, some of the city’s major bridges will begin undergoing repairs and several key studies
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Mayor Vincent Gray kicks off moveDC plan

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D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray on Tuesday released an ambitious long-range transportation plan that he said would expand the city’s transit options while deterring driving through the use of toll lanes on the city’s gateways and charging a congestion fee to motorists entering downtown. MoveDC, looks ahead to 2040 and
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Testimony for the Bicycle and Motor Vehicle Collision Recovery Amendment Act of 2014

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We are submitting comments in support of the Bicycle and Motor Vehicle Collision Recovery Amendment Act of 2014 and for Council member Grosso’s amendment to cover pedestrians in addition to cyclists with this bill. The District of Columbia’s continued use of contributory negligence presents major barriers for cyclists and pedestrians alike to recover
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Moving an Age-Friendly DC: Transportation for All Ages

Moving an Age-Friendly DC: Transportation for All Ages

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Moving an Age-Friendly DC: Transportation for All Ages encourages local decision-makers and advocates to respond to the needs of an increasing population of older adults by focusing on age-friendly transportation options. Following national best practices in three areas – the pedestrian environment, fixed-route public transit, and alternative specialized transportation – CSG assessed the District’s progress towards becoming an age-friendly city.
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