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Take Action: Tell City Council you support transit, walking, and biking

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City Council is set to vote on Alexandria’s updated mobility plan following a public hearing on Oct. 16. This plan is critical for more sustainable and equitable transportation in Alexandria -- focusing on increasing walking, biking, and transit options, while making our streets safer for all users and modes. Let’s make
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CSG comments in support of the Alexandria Mobility Plan

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October 15, 2021 Alexandria City Council301 King Street, Room 2300Alexandria, VA 22314 RE: Comments in support of the Alexandria Mobility Plan Dear Mayor Wilson and Members of City Council: Please accept these comments on behalf of the Coalition for Smarter Growth (CSG) in support of the draft Alexandria Mobility Plan
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ACTION ALERT: This coffin is a dramatic illustration of what's at stake

ACTION ALERT: This coffin is a dramatic illustration of what’s at stake

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Last week I joined the Gum Springs community demanding a safer Richmond Highway. The coffin included in the protest is dramatic, but captures just how dangerous our roads are. Fairfax County continues to experience high rates of pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities and serious injuries with 10 people killed already this year.
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Action Alert: here’s your chance to tell elected officials how you travel & what to build

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The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) wants to hear from you as they update their long range transportation plan, TransAction. Take a short survey to let them know about your travel modes and preferences. Take the survey! The survey also includes two important questions about the transportation future we want. For
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CSG comments on Plan Langston (Lee) Highway study

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Dear Ms. Alfonso-Ahmed, The Coalition for Smarter Growth appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the Land Use Scenario Analysis (LUSA) shared with the community over the spring as part of the Plan Lee Highway visioning process. CSG advocates for walkable, bikeable, inclusive, and transit-oriented communities as the most sustainable
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