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TAKE ACTION: Help secure funding for good transit, walk, bike & safe streets projects in Northern Virginia

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The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) is deciding among a range of projects competing for its six-year program of regional funding. Please comment to support good projects – and oppose using limited public funds on wasteful oversized road projects.

Comments: 2024 Master Plan of Highways and Transitways Update (Montgomery County)

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We believe it is appropriate to reclassify unbuilt segments of M-83 as “no longer a master planned road” in this update of the Master Plan of Highways and Transitways.

CSG in the News: Officials must act on promise to fix the region’s Visualize 2050 transportation plan

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This plan is important because it shows how the region’s transportation investments collectively succeed or fail in addressing important issues, and, under federal law, major projects must be in the plan to get built. The plan also demonstrates where the region’s priorities are – endlessly widening roads to move vehicles, or giving people affordable and sustainable travel options and proximity to jobs and services.

Comments: Visualize 2050 Conformity Inputs do not comply with Board Resolution R19-2021 (March 2024)

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March 20, 2024 Hon. Christina Henderson, TPB ChairNational Capital Region Transportation Planning Board777 North Capitol Street NE, Suite 300Washington, DC 20002-4239 Dear TPB Chair Henderson and Board members, The Coalition for Smarter Growth is very disappointed that the special process and accountability voted on by the TPB board in 2021
CSG primer: the Visualize 2050 transportation plan

CSG primer: the Visualize 2050 transportation plan

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We believe that the Visualize 2050 draft list of major projects has too many highway and arterial road expansions that will increase driving and climate emissions. We will miss our region’s goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030. Please submit your comments!