Monthly Archives: June 2012

Transportation Initiative


At the June 18th 2030 Group meeting, we discussed how a half century ago this region did some big picture, regionally focused transportation thinking. Regional leaders knew the area would grow to 4-5 million people by the year 2000, and they proposed a regional road, bridge and rail networkto keep people and goods moving, focus […]

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Go Global, Grow Local: Positioning the DC Metro Area to Tap the Global Aspiration Economy

Hdeel Abdelhady is the founder of MassPoint Legal and Strategy Advisory PLLC, a Washington, D.C. boutique legal and strategy firm focused on international business and emerging markets in the Middle East and Africa.  As the United States monitors the continuing Eurozone financial crisis and its potentially detrimental consequences for the U.S. economy, our concern underscores […]

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Thinking Outside of the Box

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro represents Connecticut’s 3rd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. The question of how to best finance our infrastructure needs into the future is one I spend a lot of time on in Congress – and for good reason. Since the earliest days of our republic, from the Erie Canal and […]

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One Nation’s Capital

James A. Soltesz is President/CEO of Loiederman Soltesz Associates, Inc. I have been very privileged to have spent over 25 years actively involved in a multitude of new initiatives in both Montgomery County and Prince George’s County, Maryland. Population increases in both jurisdictions have resulted in innovative plans for transportation and live, work, play communities. […]

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