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Montgomery’s traffic tests for new developments encourage sprawl, but that could change soon

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Montgomery County is expected to gain 232,000 new residents over the next 30 years. Currently, Montgomery’s traffic tests measures whether development leads to people driving faster rather than whether development leads to more people driving. Reforming this practice could help discourage sprawl.

Montgomery County Planning Department is considering adopting less auto-centric traffic evaluations.…

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