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National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board – Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

Cancels M-83 Midcounty Highway Extended from Vision 2045

RESOLUTION ON INCLUSION OF PROJECT SUBMISSIONS IN THE
AIR QUALITY CONFORMITY ANALYSIS FOR THE
CONSTRAINED ELEMENT OF THE UPDATE TO VISUALIZE 2045 AND THE
FY 2023-2026 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP)


New report spotlights M-83 expansion among national U.S. highway boondoggles 

The $1.3 billion project would have devastating effects on local neighborhoods and green spaces

Link to report: https://pirg.org/maryland/resources/highway-boondoggles/

Link to report: Montgomery County M-83 Midcounty Highway Extended, Maryland


Thrive Montgomery 2050: “Hit the Pause Button” for a More Thorough Review

  1. Action Alert – Write the Montgomery County Council
  2. Background on Thrive Montgomery 2050
  3. Thrive’s Proposed Policies Would Bring Sweeping Changes to Montgomery County
  4. Likely Outcomes of Thrive’s Proposed Policies:Sprawl; Displacement; Rent Increases; Loss of Farms
  5. Thrive’s Contradictions