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My walkable living story

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Almost 4 in 10 DC households are car-free, and even more are car-light. That’s not because DC is full of car-hating zealots; it’s because life is simply more convenient that way, when the conditions are right. When 5 minutes of walking, along a pleasant and safe sidewalk, can get you to
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Is Washington D.C. a Walkable and Bikeable City? These People Say It Is

Is Washington D.C. a Walkable and Bikeable City? These People Say It Is

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Ginnie from the Walkable Living Stories campaign. What a way to kick off summer, with the Coalition for Smarter Growth launch today of Walkable Living Stories. The campaign shares the stories of dozens of Washington D.C. residents who have chosen a walkable lifestyle. When you get to the site, you find yourself clicking
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Capital Bikeshare becoming an economic development tool

Capital Bikeshare becoming an economic development tool

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Capital Bikeshare is doing more than moving people around on red bikes. It's also helping sell houses and apartments and draw people to businesses. The bike-sharing system, which has more than 175 docking stations across the District, Arlington and Alexandria, has become the latest tool to spur development and attract
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On the calendar: Parking! Walking! Bicycling! Controversy!

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Whether you care about parking, bicycling, walking, or all three, in DC, Maryland, or Virginia, there are some important events coming up, from a parking meeting tonight in Georgetown to a forum on upcounty Montgomery pedestrian safety to a bike rally in Richmond.
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Transit and Highway Safety Statistics

Transit and Highway Safety Statistics

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The Metrorail collision in June 2009 prompted a spate of articles about the Metrorail system. To evaluate the relative safety of Metrorail compared to driving, the Coalition for Smarter Growth collected the following statistics.
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