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CSG Comments on the Route 1 Multimodal Study

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Dear Mr. Reinhard and team, The Coalition for Smarter Growth supports the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT’s) preferred alternative to convert Route 1 through National Landing from an elevated highway to a slower, safer, and vibrant urban boulevard. This is a forward-thinking proposal that will eliminate the current barrier that
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Event: Envision the Future of Lee Highway

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Arlington County wants to hear from you as the community lays out a vision for the Lee Highway corridor! The Plan Lee Highway team is hosting a community meeting this Thursday, May 27th to present and get feedback on corridor-wide and neighborhood area plans for the Arlington East Falls Church,
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Take Action: Help Fairfax develop a strong climate plan!

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Fairfax County is holding two virtual public meetings next week to get input on the goals and strategies recommended in its Community-Wide Energy and Climate Plan (CECAP). This is the last opportunity to provide feedback before the plan is finalized and presented to the Board of Supervisors. The meetings will
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ACTION ALERT: Because this design is unsafe

ACTION ALERT: Because this design is unsafe

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Higher speeds and wide roads that prioritize cars over people have led to rising pedestrian crashes and fatalities. Four people have been struck and killed along the Richmond Highway corridor already in 2020, the latest just a couple weeks ago. Thanks to advocacy by CSG and local partners, VDOT is
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Searching For Transit In I-66 Expansion Plans; Public Funds Give Virginia Options

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Virginia is thinking about taking a different approach to toll roads. After ceding future toll revenue on the I-495 and I-95 Express Lanes to the private-sector firm that built those highways in Northern Virginia, officials announced on Tuesday the results of an internal analysis on whether planned toll lanes on
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