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Shaping the Future of the Region

The following was delivered by the 2030 Group’s President, Bob Buchanan, in front of the Committee for Dulles on October 20, 2011. It has been far too long since our regional leaders really tried to shape the future of the Washington Metropolitan Area.  I am reminded of a preface to an information package I received in the late ‘90’s […]

Obama’s Call For Infrastructure Spending Will Benefit Washington Metropolitian Area

The 2030 Group supports the President’s call for Congress to act on infrastructure investments to create jobs and improve our region’s quality of life Washington, D.C. – President Obama today will formally submit the American Jobs Act to Congress, specifically calling for spending on bridges, public transit, schools, transportation and construction projects. The 2030 Group […]

Why We’re Stuck in Traffic? Transportation Experts Say It’s Because Region

Survey of top transportation experts from Virginia, Maryland and D.C. finds planning process needs to be more regional and performance-based, less parochial and political Washington D.C. –Today, a joint study of transportation challenges and priorities for the Washington Metropolitan area was released by regional transportation experts. The study was commissioned by the 2030 Group and […]

Area Residents Support More Cooperation and Regional Planning on Issues

Washington, D.C. – Despite general satisfaction with their overall quality-of-life, a majority of Metropolitan Washington residents want stronger regional accountability on long-range planning decisions by our area leaders, according to a comprehensive survey of residents from Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia released today.  Further, according to the non-profit organization that commissioned the survey, […]

Press Advisory

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY Contact: Anu Rangappa, , (202) 879-9338  Washington Leaders to Unveil Broad Effort on Growth Issues Sustainable Growth, Regional Leadership Needed for Regional Success Washington D.C. – The 2030 Group will unveil a broad effort to focus on the challenges and opportunities for sustainable good growth in the Metropolitan Washington region at a kick-off event on Thursday, […]