Transit-Oriented Development

Testimony in support of the proposed action for Takoma Metro Station redevelopment, Hearing No. 175, Docket R06-5

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Since 2000, WRN has been involved with the question of what kind of redevelopment at the Takoma Metro station would do the most to enhance transit access, improve the station area and larger community, help meet the need for more housing near transit. Appropriate development at the Takoma Metro station helps accommodate our region’s growth in a way that enhances the Takoma neighborhood while contributing to the solution for our region’s transportation, air and water pollution problems.
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DC - A Working Vision for Downtown Ward 7

DC – A Working Vision for Downtown Ward 7

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A plan to revitalize downtown Ward 7, based on a series of community workshops in 2005.
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DC – Campaign for Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning Fact Sheet

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Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) policies require new and/or rehabilitated residential developments to include housing units affordable to low and moderate-income residents. In exchange, developers may receive non-monetary compensation—in the form of density bonuses—that reduce construction costs.
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Traffic Fatalities and the Built Environment

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An American Journal of Public Health article which argues that the low-density fringes of metropolitan areas are more dangerous than the inner cities because of traffic fatalities associated with driving long distances at high speeds.
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DC – Rhode Island Avenue Community Visioning Workshop Results

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The results of a community visioning workshop for the Rhode Island Metro station. Click here to view the full presentation >>
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