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TPB Kicks Off 50th Anniversary Celebration

November 24, 2015 | Tags: planning, TPB, transportation

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Environment, Housing

Q&A: City of Takoma Park Mayor Bruce Williams

(Pictured: Williams is recognized for 15 years of service as chairman of the Institute for Regional Excellence Program Advisory Board) City of Takoma Park Mayor Bruce Williams will leave office when his term ends in November.  We sat down with Williams to discuss his career in public service—which includes 14 years as a ward councilmember (10 […]

Climate & Energy, Economy

Clean Technology Forum Lays Groundwork for Region’s Low Carbon Future

On the heels of the nation’s first Smart Cities Week in Washington, D.C., national experts and local leaders from both the public and private sectors came together to identify opportunities to advance the deployment of smart, clean technology in metropolitan Washington. The October 5, 2015  Clean Tech Leadership Forum held at the Council of Governments (COG) […]

Economy, Transportation

Congresswoman Comstock Talks Transportation, Economy at COG Board Meeting

In October, U.S. Representative Barbara Comstock (VA-10) briefed the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) Board of Directors on her vision for the region, including several efforts related to transportation that closely align with local and regional priorities. Comstock, who serves on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, told area leaders that she was […]

Economy, Land Use, Transportation

Officials Discuss Legacy of Olympic Bid

Public and private sector leaders developed a vision for hosting the 2024 Olympics in metropolitan Washington that would focus on and enhance regional assets like walkable communities, an expansive transit system, and natural resources like the Potomac and Anacostia rivers and Chesapeake Bay. While Los Angeles ultimately was selected as the U.S. bid city for […]

Energy, Environment, Transportation

Metro Steers Toward Sustainable Transportation

Metro, in partnership with Complete Coach Works (CCW), and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG), hosted a demonstration on August 24 of a Zero Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS) all-electric bus at WMATA’s Carmen Turner Facility in Landover, Maryland. Providing hands-on opportunities to explore cutting-edge clean transportation alternatives helps to foster advancement toward Metro’s goals to […]
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