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Free Express Metro Shuttle Begins at Montgomery Row

July 25, 2016 | by EYA Homes

 

Today Montgomery County begins free express bus service between the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro station and Rock Spring Park, on a route that circles EYA’s new contemporary townhomes at Montgomery Row!
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This entry was posted in Bethesda, Transportation, Montgomery Row

Resolve to Lighten Up Your Commute

December 17, 2015 | by EYA Homes

Ditch your commute and start living life within walking distance in 2016! EYA homeowners report incredible savings on their commuting time and transportation costs. In fact, our third-party study with leading research firm RCLCO confirmed that EYA residents saved over $700 per year on automobile expenses and 28 hours per year over the average regional commute.

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This entry was posted in Chelsea Heights, Grosvenor Heights, Westside at Shady Grove Metro, Transportation, Montgomery Row

Pledge to Go Car Free: September 22nd

September 18, 2015 | by EYA Homes

Car Free Day is just around the corner! On Tuesday, September 22nd, park your car and go car free or car-lite by taking an alternative mode of transport such as biking, walking, Metro or carpooling. To participate, take the pledge to go car free or car-lite and you’ll be eligible to win great prizes, including a Capital Bikeshare membership and new Kindle. Giveaways and raffles will also take place on Car Free Day at various locations around the Washington area. You can also enter for a chance to win a $50 gift card from EYA* by posting your "commuter" selfie on our Facebook page!

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This entry was posted in Smart Growth, Chelsea Heights, Grosvenor Heights, Westside at Shady Grove Metro, EYA Company News, Green Building, Transportation, Montgomery Row

What Washingtonians Want Most

August 27, 2015 | by EYA Homes

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This entry was posted in Smart Growth, Chelsea Heights, Grosvenor Heights, Westside at Shady Grove Metro, EYA Company News, Green Building, Transportation, Montgomery Row

Can Your Commute Save Greenhouse Gas Emissions?

August 12, 2015 | by EYA Homes

We intuitively know that commuting with public transportation is a lower-stress, eco-friendly, and healthier option. Now, WMATA provides a tool that allows you to calculate your precise impact from door-to-door.

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This entry was posted in Smart Growth, Chelsea Heights, Grosvenor Heights, Westside at Shady Grove Metro, EYA Company News, Green Building, Transportation, Montgomery Row

Millennials Prefer Walkable Neighborhoods

July 29, 2015 | by EYA Homes

In a recent study by the National Association of Realtors, surveyors confirmed a fact that EYA has long known: today's homebuyers prefer walkable neighborhoods close to shops and transit. The study was covered by the Washington Business Journal, in which writer Kent Hoover urged the housing industry to do more to adapt to this trend. Looking for a walkable neighborhood to call 'home'? Discover modern townhome living at EYA.com.

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This entry was posted in Smart Growth, Press Coverage, Interior Design, EYA Company News, Green Building, Transportation

Day Trips are Unlimited from Westside at Shady Grove Metro

July 23, 2015 | by EYA Homes

When summer’s in full swing, there are unlimited day trips you can take from Westside. It’s located in the perfect spot to be just close enough to Downtown DC, but still just moments from major highways to get out of town for the day!

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This entry was posted in Recreation, Westside at Shady Grove Metro, Fitness, Rockville, Transportation

By The Numbers: Shady Grove Station

July 17, 2015 | by EYA Homes

Eager to call Westside "home"? Here are some Shady Grove Metro stats to peak your interest.

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This entry was posted in Smart Growth, Westside at Shady Grove Metro, Transportation

Just Stops Away from Westside at Shady Grove Metro

June 19, 2015 | by EYA Homes

With the red line just steps from Westside, life truly is within walking distance of your new EYA townhome! Jump on at the Shady Grove Metro station and get off at any location. There are a plethora of things happening, no matter the time of day!

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This entry was posted in Montgomery County, Dining, Recreation, Events, Shopping, Bethesda, Westside at Shady Grove Metro, Fitness, Rockville, Transportation

More Support for Transit-Oriented Neighborhoods

June 09, 2015 | by EYA Homes

We're excited to share Roger K. Lewis' most recent piece on transit-oriented development, a concept that's at the very heart of life within walking distance. We work tirelessly to deliver on the best, timeless practices in urban living and neighborhood design. You can see some evidence of our past commitments smart growth on EYA.com. Enjoy!

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This entry was posted in Smart Growth, Press Coverage, Westside at Shady Grove Metro, Green Building, Transportation, Montgomery Row

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