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Initiatives by topic[edit]

Climate action[edit]

Chesapeake Climate Action Network

Communities online[edit]

Greater Greater Washington, devoted to improving the vitality of Washington, DC and the walkable cities and neighborhoods in the Washington metropolitan area

Community energy[edit]

Solar power in Washington, D.C. has been growing in recent years due to new technological improvements and a variety of regulatory actions and financial incentives, especially a 30% tax credit, which has been extended until the end of 2016. [1]

Cycling activism[edit]

There is a network of 45 miles (72 km) dedicated bicycle lanes around Washington, D.C. and there are 1,300 bicycle racks installed on sidewalks all over the city. An estimated 3.3% of the District's residents biked to work in 2010, and by 2008 the city had the sixth-highest percentage of bike commuters in the United States. [2]

Capital Bikeshare

Food activism[edit]

City Blossoms - Common Good City Farm

Sharing[edit]

Maps: shareable-mapjam-in-dc

Sustainable transport activism[edit]

Wikipedia: Car sharing in Washington DC, DC Streetcar, Rail trails in Washington, D.C. (category)

Towards sustainable economies[edit]

Coop DC, Building a cooperative network in DC

News and comment[edit]

2017

This Co-op Gives Formerly Incarcerated People Jobs and Community, Feb 1 [3]

2016

Common Good City Farm Brings D.C. Community Together, January 6 [4]

2013

Washington, D.C. Unveils an Ambitious New Sustainability Plan, February 21 [5]

Resources[edit]

Maps[edit]

Capital Bikeshare Tracker

Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: Washington DC

External links[edit]


References

This page includes Creative Commons Licensed content from the Sustainable community action wiki on Wikia.
The list of authors can be seen in the history, link via drop down menu at top left of page.

  1. wikipedia:Solar power in Washington, D.C.
  2. wikipedia:Transportation in Washington, D.C.#Bicycling
  3. @Shareable
  4. @Seedstock
  5. CityLab


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