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Place + Opportunity: Strategies for Creating Great Communities and a Stronger Region

Place + Opportunity, a report that presents a regional framework… Keep Reading
January 8, 2014 | Tags: activity centers, affordable housing

The Yardstick

Environment

Officials Launch Series with Discussion on Water Infrastructure

Water, specifically metropolitan Washington’s drinking water system, was the focus of the Council of Governments’ first in-depth discussion on regional infrastructure in 2014. As Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Vice .. Keep Reading

Transportation

Spring “Street Smart” Campaign to Kick Off Apr. 17 in Woodbridge, VA

Warmer weather and longer days bring more Washington area residents out on foot and bicycles, whether for their daily commute, to run errands, or for exercise or recreation.

When that .. Keep Reading

Transportation

Patrick Wojahn: When it comes to regional transportation, there is no either/or

This op-ed by Patrick Wojahn appears in the April 4, 2014 issue of theWashington Business Journal

Few would disagree with the premise that human progress of all sorts can .. Keep Reading

Transportation

Planned Commuter Rail Investments Align With Identified Regional Priorities

Both Maryland and Virginia have announced updated plans to keep their respective commuter rail systems in a state of good repair and to expand capacity on existing routes to serve .. Keep Reading

Energy

Solar Powering Your Community

If the metropolitan Washington region were to get 5 percent of its electricity from solar, it would reduce carbon emissions the equivalent of taking 789,000 cars off the road, and .. Keep Reading