From Greater Greater Washington <[email protected]>
Subject YIMBY growth in Virginia, restroom inclusivity, measuring walkability
Date March 25, 2023 1:08 PM
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Here's our roundup of this week's must-read posts! Celebrating Missing Middle passing in Arlington, and looking ahead for what's next in Virginia. Making single-user restrooms cost-effective. Improving regional walkability - and more.

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Virginia is for YIMBYs: the pro-housing movement spreading across the commonwealth
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by Wyatt Gordon (Contributor) • March 23, 2023

As Arlington moves forward with missing middle zoning, leaders of YIMBY groups across Virginia take stock of the fast-growing, pro-housing movement in the state.
Single-user restrooms are a good idea. How do we make them cost-effective?
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by Jonathan Paul Katz (Guest Contributor) • March 22, 2023

Currently, there are a few new bills that would expand access in the Washington region to restrooms built for one primary user at a time, which are considered the gold standard for inclusion.
DC region scores high on walkability. How could it do better?
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by David Edmondson (Contributor) • March 21, 2023

The DC region is the third most walkable in the US, according to a new report from Smart Growth America. Transit-oriented development bolstered the region’s score, while inequities persist along racial and income lines. How can planners and policymakers improve on existing strengths and fill in the gaps?
“It’s a disaster in Fairfax County.” Can a near miss dashboard make Northern Virginia’s streets safer?
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by Wyatt Gordon (Contributor) • March 21, 2023

Fairfax County transportation advocates created a tracking dashboard to prevent traffic crashes. What they found was worse than they were expecting.
Study: Vision Zero cannot succeed without examining racism and classism in land-use
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by Kea Wilson (Streetsblog) • March 23, 2023

A recent study presents the idea that Vision Zero cannot succeed unless racism and classism in land-use is addressed.
National links: Lower-income Americans are increasingly unlikely to own cars
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by Jeff Wood (Contributor) • March 24, 2023

How wealth is the largest determinant of private vehicle usage. How walking promotes autonomy for children and parents. Why natural light in housing shouldn't be commodified.
Photo Friday: Not the cherry blossoms, lol
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by Dan Malouff (Editorial Board) • March 24, 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!

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