Bowser Calls For Eminent Domain To Bring 55K SF Grocery Store To Ward 7 | Bisnow

January 27, 2022
  • D.C. Policy Center
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On January 27, 2022, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Food access in D.C is deeply connected to poverty and transportation, was cited by Bisnow:

Approximately 82% of the city’s food deserts — areas where residents have low rates of car access, a high poverty rate and are located more than half a mile from a grocery store or supermarket — occur in Wards 7 and 8, and that trend has persisted for decades, according to research by the D.C. Policy Center.

Read more: Bowser Calls For Eminent Domain To Bring 55K SF Grocery Store To Ward 7 | Bisnow

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