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I-495/I-270 FEIS Extension Letter

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On Friday June 17, the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released with a 30-day availability period the I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and appendices, totaling 26,500 pages in 74 separate files.1
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CSG Comments to VDOT/VDRPT on 495 Southside Express Lanes NEPA Study

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The Coalition for Smarter Growth appreciates the efforts of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (VDRPT) to improve mobility within the I-495 corridor between Springfield and Maryland. However, to truly address the needs of the study area communities on either side of the Woodrow Wilson bridge and the metropolitan region, VDOT will need to take a broader and more holistic approach consistent with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
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RELEASE: CSG and Sierra Club Hail Historic Vote at the DC region’s Transportation Planning Board to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

RELEASE: CSG and Sierra Club Hail Historic Vote at the DC region’s Transportation Planning Board to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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TPB members, led by Maryland jurisdictions and DC, adopted a resolution to slash climate pollution from cars and trucks by 50% by 2030 and identified strategies to pursue towards that goal.
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TAKE ACTION: NVTA 6-Year Program

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Tell the Northern Virginia Transit Authority: Fund Walkable Communities, Not Highways!
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CSG Comments: May 2022 Visualize 2045

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Our primary comments are contained in the joint letter with over 30 other organizations from across TPB’s region.
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