From Greater Greater Washington <[email protected]>
Subject Historic displacement, transit justice history, Maryland legislative history in the making
Date March 4, 2023 2:04 PM
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Here's our round-up of this week's posts! How DC's historic districts may be preserving -- and worsening -- racial segregation. Today's fight for transportation equity is the latest in efforts that stretch back generations. Legislation to watch in the 2023 Maryland General Assembly session. What's next for the Montgomery County Planning Board. What could transit-to-trails connections mean for improving access to nature?

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DC’s historic districts may be preserving racial segregation
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by Bob Ward (Contributor) • February 28, 2023

All but three of DC’s historic districts are majority white, and analysis of Bloomingdale and LeDroit Park suggests that historic district designation may be contributing to the displacement of Black residents from those neighborhoods.
Why do we celebrate Transit Equity Day?
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by Kai Hall (Policy Officer) • February 28, 2023

A throughline of how transit equity has been, and continues to be, a central part of the fight for social and economic justice.
What to watch in the 2023 Maryland General Assembly
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by Alex Holt (Contributor) • March 1, 2023

We’ve tracked down what’s on the docket at the Maryland General Assembly this year for transportation, housing, and land use. 2023 could be an interesting year for rail, ADUs, and traffic safety.
Our Montgomery County Planning Board endorsees got appointed! So…what happens now?
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by Dan Reed (Regional Policy Director) • March 2, 2023

This week, Montgomery County got three new Planning Board members, including our endorsed candidates James Hedrick and Mitra Pedoeem. Let’s talk about how the County Council made their decision, and how to make the appointment process more inclusive next time.
Roanoke trail shuttle presents model for similar rural sites considering transit
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by Wyatt Gordon (Virginia Mercury) • February 27, 2023

Virginia’s Department of Rail and Public Transportation gave Roanoke County a grant in 2022 to relieve parking congestion at its popular rural trailheads. The pilot was successful and the service starts again on March 3. Could something similar happen at other sites across Virginia?
Photo Friday: Serenity
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by Dan Malouff (Editorial Board) • March 3, 2023

Enjoy the pops of color and light in this week's Photo Friday, compiled with images from the Greater and Lesser Washington Flickr pool!
National links: Utah’s DOT proposes the world’s longest urban gondola
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by Jeff Wood (Contributor) • March 3, 2023

Utah's DOT proposes a gondola connecting Salt Lake City to nearby ski slopes to reduce traffic. Rebuttals to induced demand denial. How a community in Colorado is tackling the affordable housing crisis.

JOB POSTING: Freelance with GGWash
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Calling all freelancers! Are you a writer interested in exploring how decisions about land use, transportation, and housing shape the world we live in? GGWash is expanding paid writing opportunities for the GGWash publication. We are looking for pitches for explainers, features, historical pieces, and news articles about transportation, housing, land use, and sustainability in the Washington region.


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