Greater Greater Washington builds informed and civically engaged communities who believe in a growing and inclusive Washington region and speak up for livable communities and high-quality education for all.

50+ Messages / Page

  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
February 22, 2024 at 9:22 PM

February update: Take action for more housing in Maryland; we're growing our board; and more!

Learn more about how to get involved with GGWash this February.Lunar New Year, photo by Miki Jourdan Hi there,   Even with the extra day, February is flying by! This month, there are some exciting ways to get involved. We're looking for new board members -- could one of them be you? Plus, if you liv…
  Tracy Hadden Loh · [email protected]
February 21, 2024 at 8:00 PM

We’re growing our board. Could it be the right role for you?

We’re hoping to grow the GGWash Board of Directors in a few key ways – and you might be exactly who we’re looking for!Dear Friend,  Are you looking for a meaningful opportunity to serve a mission you love, use your most valuable skills, and build new relationships with other leaders in your communit…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
February 17, 2024 at 2:07 PM

Ways to improve Moore Housing in MD; Metro money issues; DC's brutalist architecture; and more

Saturday Email 2/16/24   Do Something: The week of February 12, 2024‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
February 10, 2024 at 2:04 PM

Cache-ing in; the Federal Bureau of TOD; transpo + climate bill -- and ways you can help

Saturday Email 2/9/24   Do Something: The week of February 5, 2024‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
February 3, 2024 at 2:04 PM

SO much for you to do; DC makes compost happen; what to watch in the Md. General Assembly; and more

Saturday Email 2/3/24   Do Something: The week of January 29, 2024‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
February 2, 2024 at 8:30 PM

Tuesday: Finding federal funding

Join us to learn what the the Stronger Communities Through Better Transit Act could mean for our regionHi Friend,  Did you know that a few weeks ago, Congressman Hank Johnson reintroduced a bill which would authorize $20 billion annually for four years ($80B total) to transit systems for their opera…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
January 27, 2024 at 2:10 PM

Affordable housing costs; NYT misses the plot; family bike ride DIY guide & more

Saturday Email 1/27/24   Why is affordable housing so expensive to build?‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
January 24, 2024 at 7:31 PM

ICYMI: RSVP for tonight’s performance oversight training

Learn more about how to get involved with GGWash this January.Hi there,   This week is chock full of events, including our performance oversight training tonight (Wednesday) and the first Ward 1.5 meet up of 2024 (newly christened the Mid-City/Near Northwest/Rock Creek West Happy Hour). Plus, we're …
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
January 20, 2024 at 2:41 PM

WMATA & MDOT's tough budgets; plus, do something! & Federal City Shelter's 40 years

Saturday Email 1/20/23   Do Something: The week of January 15, 2024‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
January 19, 2024 at 9:15 PM

January update: Snow much to do!

Learn more about how to get involved with GGWash this January.Hi there,   Happy snow day to all who celebrate!  We’re only three weeks into January, and there is already so much going on. A huge shout out to everyone who braved the rain and came out for our planners of color meet-up/ TRB Pride, it w…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
January 13, 2024 at 2:04 PM

Do something! Plus: Moore housing; DC, lose the breakup vibes; street shutdown for schoolkids & more

Saturday Email 1/13/24   Maryland's governor wants to tackle the state's housing shortage‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Dan Reed · [email protected]
January 8, 2024 at 9:30 PM

Tomorrow: Planners of color meet-up

Join us in celebrating planners of color! GGWash supporters at our first planners of color meet up in November (Photo by me)Hi Friend,  Tomorrow, Tuesday, January 9, GGWash is making space for planners, advocates, and other community leaders of color to meet and connect. We'll be hosting our second-…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
January 6, 2024 at 3:48 PM

How to support housing on U St & in Takoma Park; plus: downtown's future, Columbia Heights pilot, and more

Saturday Email 1.6.24   Do something this weekend ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  …
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
January 3, 2024 at 9:00 PM

Grateful Grateful Washington

We asked for 10,000 and you delivered twice that and then some! Dear Friend, Wow, wow, wow!   When I signed off for the year on Sunday, we were less than $1,000 away from our target of $10,000. We now have a final tally. Frankly, it's mind boggling.  This December, 101 of you chipped in to help us r…
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
December 31, 2023 at 4:55 PM

Last chance to support GGWash in 2023!

2023 ends in about 12 hours. Please help us usher in 2024 stronger than ever.Dear Friend, 2023 ends in about 12 hours. I don't know what exactly 2024 holds, but I do know that if we're in it together, good things will happen.  That's why I'm sending one last note to ask you, if you haven't already, …
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
December 30, 2023 at 7:00 PM

One day to go -- we're so close to our goal!

With just one day left in 2023, I'm writing to ask you to help us push our campaign past the $10,000 finish line.Dear Friend, With just one day left in 2023, we are SO close to making our goal.   I'm writing to ask you to help us push our campaign past the $10,000 finish line to help us start 2024 s…
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
December 29, 2023 at 11:54 PM

Two days. $2,519 to go. Will you help us reach our goal?

With two days to go, we've now raised almost $7,500 toward our $10,000 year-end fundraising goal.Dear Friend, Two days ago, I reached out to ask for your help because at that time, we'd raised $3,939 toward our $10,000 year-end fundraising goal. The response has been overwhelming! You pitched in to …
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
December 28, 2023 at 12:37 AM

Help us reach our goal by December 31!

As I write this, we've raised $3,939 toward our $10,000 year-end fundraising goal, and we need your help. Dear Friend, As I write this, we've raised $3,939 toward our $10,000 year-end fundraising goal, and we need your help.   Reaching this goal will help GGWash kick off 2024 on strong footing. Woul…
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
December 27, 2023 at 1:30 AM

Help us start off 2024 strong

When I think back on this year with GGWash, one word keeps coming to mind: Connection. Dear Friend, When I think back on this year with GGWash, one word keeps coming to mind: Connection.   Connection to each other, in pursuit of a shared vision of a Washington region where housing is abundant and af…
  Nick Sementelli · [email protected]
December 21, 2023 at 11:49 PM

GGWash taught me why

I fell in love with DC the moment I arrived. Years later, GGWash taught me why.Dear Friend, I fell in love with DC the moment I arrived. Years later, GGWash taught me why.  Growing up in the suburbs of Dallas, I didn’t understand the creative and cultural power of cities, let alone have the language…
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
December 19, 2023 at 9:45 PM

December update: Looking ahead to next year

Learn more about how to get involved with GGWash this December.Hi there,   As the GGWash team prepares for our winter break, it’s hard to believe it will be 2024 when we’re back. Check out the rest of this email for some transit-oriented events to plan for in the new year.   2023 has been a whirlwin…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
December 16, 2023 at 2:04 PM

Real cost of "free" roads; plus, sprinkler safety, statue removal, MARC's future & more

Saturday Email 12/16/23   The ride was never free: It's time to price our roads for health and climate‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
December 9, 2023 at 2:03 PM

Faith leaders preach housing; plus, parent-friendly playgrounds, Pulse progress, and more

Saturday Email 12/9/23   Make a home for affordable housing in Chevy Chase DC‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
December 6, 2023 at 9:30 PM

Building a movement, together

Last week, as your inboxes were no doubt flooded with Giving Tuesday asks, I sent you a note reflecting on GGWash’s accomplishments so far in 2023. Dear Friend, Last week, as your inboxes were no doubt flooded with Giving Tuesday asks, I sent you a note reflecting on GGWash’s accomplishments so far …
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
December 2, 2023 at 2:03 PM

Historic district drawbacks; plus, planning for MARC's future, planning for play & more

Saturday Email 12/2/23   Historic districts may be preserving racial segregation in DC‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
November 28, 2023 at 7:03 PM

Moves we’ve made in 2023

As I walked to the Metro this morning – a little faster than normal, motivated by the wintry temperatures – I realized a lot of this year boils down to one word: Dear Friend,  As the year winds down, I’ve been thinking about how to characterize 2023 for GGWash. Walking to the Metro this morning – a…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
November 18, 2023 at 2:07 PM

Narrow lanes = safer roads; a planning prof's travels; plus an idea for the Green Line

Saturday Email 11/18/23   Transit Diary: A planning professor crisscrosses state lines on trails & rails‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
November 11, 2023 at 2:06 PM

Good transit, if you can fund it; plus, a NE Transit Diary, and opportunities to Do Something!

Saturday Email 11/11/23   "Ride On Reminagined" will bring Montgomery County's buses into the 21st century -- if it's funded‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
November 9, 2023 at 6:16 PM

ICYMI: Our last meet-ups of 2023 + ways to get involved

Learn more about how to get involved with GGWash this November. Hi there,   There's nothing like waking up to good news! Yesterday we learned that all five of GGWash's endorsed candidates in Rockville were elected, Shanika Whitehurst ran a competitive race in Gaithersburg, and Virginia voters gave …
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
November 6, 2023 at 6:00 PM

November update: Planners of color meet-up Nov. 9 & other ways to get involved

Learn more about how to get involved with GGWash this November.Hi there,   It's a big week if you live in Maryland or Virgina! Make sure you have a plan to vote and if you live in Gaithersburg or Rockville, check out our endorsements. As our thoughts turn to the end of the year, we want to say a big…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
November 4, 2023 at 1:04 PM

Can DC kids do errands alone? Plus, make your plans to vote in MD and VA

Saturday Email 11/4/23   Old Enough! DC edition: what a kids' independent errand says about our built environment‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
October 28, 2023 at 1:06 PM

Elevator exasperations; Transit Diaries - tripled; plus, endorsements, and more

Saturday Email 10/28/23   Want a lift? Houw about three? Metro's elevators leave some riders behind‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ …
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
October 25, 2023 at 8:20 PM

October update: Cat-ch up on all things GGWash

Learn more about how to get involved this October.Hi there,   I hope you are getting out and soaking up some autumn sunshine! It was so fun to kick off the fall with our Mixer last month. If you missed it, check out photos here. Beyond coming out to our big fundraisers like the Fall Mixer, so far, a…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
October 21, 2023 at 1:06 PM

Metro almost didn't have elevators; a more inclusive Langston Blvd...by 2075; plus, a Transit Diary & more

Saturday Email 10/21/23   Metro was almost built without elevators. Here's how we avoided that mistake.‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  …
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
October 14, 2023 at 1:04 PM

Our pick for Gaithersburg City Council; plus, turning Metro's parking into housing; safe streets; and more

Saturday Email 10/14/23   Our endorsement for Gaithersburg City Council‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
October 8, 2023 at 1:04 AM

Our Rockville endorsements, a Richmond transit first, private sector leads in remote work, and more

Saturday Email 10/7/23   Our endorsements for Rockville Mayor and City Council‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
September 30, 2023 at 1:03 PM

Power of pilot bike lanes, what Rockville & Gaithersburg candidates think, plus: micromobility study

Saturday Email 9/30/23   How demonstrational bike lanes may save our bike lane dialogues‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
September 26, 2023 at 1:01 PM

TODAY! Last chance to buy tickets for the Fall Mixer

Tickets are still on sale for the biggest pro-housing, pro-transit party around: the GGWash Fall Mixer.Dear Friend, Don't miss out on the year's biggest party for housing and transportation advocates! Ticket sales to the GGWash Fall Mixer end TONIGHT (September 26). Tickets will not be for sale at …
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
September 25, 2023 at 5:30 PM

Fall Mixer ticket sales end TOMORROW!

Tickets are still on sale for the biggest pro-housing, pro-transit party around: the GGWash Fall Mixer.Dear Friend, Don't miss out on the year's biggest party for housing and transportation advocates! Ticket sales to the GGWash Fall Mixer end tomorrow (September 26). Tickets will not be for sale at…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
September 23, 2023 at 1:08 PM

Beltway debates, bike life, beyond TOD, a BRT-oriented neighborhood & more

Saturday Email 9/23/23   Inside the debates over Maryland Gov. Moore's modified Beltway widening plan‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ …
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
September 22, 2023 at 5:00 PM

Five days until the Fall Mixer: We'd love to see you!

Tickets are still on sale for the biggest pro-housing, pro-transit party around: the GGWash Fall Mixer.Dear Friend, Let's hang out!  With just five days left until GGWash's Fall Mixer, time is quickly running out to get your tickets. If you want to support our work while bringing in the fall and hav…
  Jacy Heidorn · [email protected]
September 21, 2023 at 6:47 PM

ICYMI: Come to the Mixer next week! And SO many other ways to get involved

Learn more about how to get involved this September. Hi there,   The temperature outside is (mostly) comfortable, the sun is finally out, and our September round-up has so many ways you can interact with GGWash and with your neighbors this month. If there has ever been a time to get involved with G…
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
September 18, 2023 at 7:30 PM

Let’s hang out at next week’s Fall Mixer!

Tickets are still on sale for the biggest pro-housing, pro-transit party around: the GGWash Fall Mixer.Dear Friend, GGWash’s Fall Mixer is next Wednesday, September 27 from 5:00-9:00 pm at Metrobar in Northeast DC. If you’re free, please join us: you’ll be supporting our work and you'll have a lot …
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
September 16, 2023 at 1:00 PM

Hospital to homes, Amtrak delays heating up, Metro million & walking school buses

Saturday Email 9/16/23   Takoma Park's vacant hospital campus could become new homes...one day‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
September 13, 2023 at 5:30 PM

2 WEEKS LEFT! Get your Fall Mixer tickets before they sell out!

Tickets are still on sale for the biggest pro-housing, pro-transit party around: the GGWash Fall Mixer.Dear Friend, With just a little over two weeks left until the GGWash Fall Mixer, time is running out to get your tickets! We'd love to see you there, so act now - tickets are expected to sell out!…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
September 9, 2023 at 1:00 PM

Metro-thon: The complete collection

Saturday Email 9/9/23   For the last two weeks, we've been publishing all Metro content, all the time: a GGWash Metro-thon!‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
  Jacy Heidorn · [email protected]
September 7, 2023 at 7:10 PM

September update: Meet-ups, webinar + other ways to get involved

Learn more about how to get involved this September. Hi there,   Although it might not feel like it, fall is almost here! As the days (eventually) begin to cool down, we're looking forward to lots of opportunities to meet up. From the Fall Mixer to a webinar, read on to learn more.  Thank you again…
  Kate Jentoft-Herr · [email protected]
September 6, 2023 at 10:15 PM

Grab tix before they're gone: Fall Mixer just 3 weeks away!

Tickets are still on sale for the biggest pro-housing, pro-transit party around: the GGWash Fall Mixer.Dear Friend, Fall is just around the corner and tickets to the GGWash Fall Mixer are selling fast. It's expected to sell out, so make sure to grab your tickets before it's too late!  Bring your fr…
  Greater Greater Washington · [email protected]
September 2, 2023 at 1:09 PM

Metro-thon: One million trips? Bloop-er? Bottleneck: Wye tho? And a speedrun record!

Saturday Email 9/2/23   DC's climate and safety goals will ride or die with Metrorail‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
  Chelsea Allinger · [email protected]
September 1, 2023 at 4:45 PM

We did it: Thank you for helping us reach our goal!

With your help, we've not only reached our recurring donor campaign goal - we've knocked it out of the park!Hello friend,  Last night, we wrapped up a campaign to welcome 65 new people to the GGWash Neighborhood, our recurring donor program.  I won’t bury the lede: we did it – and then some!  75 peo…