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CSG in the News: Virginia Reduces Speed Limit On Stretch Of Route 1 In Fairfax County

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May 22, 2023 | DCist | Jenny Gathright Sonya Breehey, the northern Virginia advocacy manager for the Coalition for Smarter Growth, says the speed limit reduction is a “win for a safer Richmond highway and the communities along the corridor.” “The Richmond Highway corridor is just dangerous, and routinely sees

TESTIMONY: Supporting the Proposed Photo Speed Monitoring Devices Code Amendment

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CSG strongly supports the proposed photo speed monitoring code amendment and urges your approval and timely implementation of the program.

Help make it safer to walk and bike to the West Falls Church Metro

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The rescheduled West Falls Church Active Transportation Study community meetings are this week. If you walk, bike or take Metro in the area, please join one of two meetings to weigh in on pedestrian and bicycle improvements for Route 7, Shreve, Haycock, and nearby neighborhoods.

CSG/CASA Comments: Culmore Pedestrian Safety Improvements

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The Coalition for Smarter Growth (CSG) and CASA write to provide comments (attached and below) to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) on recommendations for pedestrian safety improvements in the Culmore community presented at the Aug. 4th public meeting. 

Help make sure Route 7 safety improvements happen in Culmore!

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Wow! Over a hundred residents, including school-aged children, attended the Route 7-Culmore Pedestrian Safety public meeting demanding that Fairfax County and VDOT make it safer for their families and neighbors to walk and bike in the community. On the positive side, officials announced at the meeting the possibility of several