Testimony & Letters

CSG/Sierra Club re: Northern Virginia Transportation Authority 6-year plan update

CSG/Sierra Club re: Northern Virginia Transportation Authority 6-year plan update

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September 9, 2021Fairfax County Board of SupervisorsCONVEYED VIA EMAIL Dear Members of the Board of Supervisors:The Sierra Club Great Falls Group and Coalition for Smarter Growth are submitting these comments concerning Fairfax County’s candidate projects for the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority 6-year plan update. We appreciate Fairfax County’s increasing focus
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CSG Testimony: TPB Vote on Capital Beltway/I-270 & Long-Range Transportation Plan

CSG Testimony: TPB Vote on Capital Beltway/I-270 & Long-Range Transportation Plan

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July 20, 2021 Hon. Charles AllenChair, National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board Re: TPB Vote on Capital Beltway/I-270 and the Long-Range Transportation Plan Chair Allen and members of the TPB: I will keep our comments short: Governor Hogan and MDOT have:Completely failed to objectively study alternatives to the toll lanesPut
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CSG Testimony: Attainable Housing Strategies

CSG Testimony: Attainable Housing Strategies

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We strongly support the direction of the Planning Department’s recommendations for more diverse housing typologies in Montgomery County, especially in places near transit, amenities, and jobs. Inequitable, unsustainable land use patterns are a systemic problem at the root of some of our most difficult social issues. Montgomery County should not
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CSG Comments: Draft Vision Zero 2030 Plan

CSG Comments: Draft Vision Zero 2030 Plan

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We commend Montgomery County for its commitment to ending all traffic fatalities and serious injuries. Vision Zero is important for many reasons, chief among them to make our transportation system one where all users can safely move. We cannot create great places for people to live, work, and play in
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