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2008 Articles

Now, a new report by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments sets regional goals and outlines best practices to stop climate change. The good news is that many of the recommendations contribute to other goals as well.

With 1.6 million new residents and nearly as many new jobs projected for the Washington region in the next two decades, local officials are struggling to cope with already polluted air and water and still absorb expected growth.

With the state's recent announcement of $1.1 billion in deferments of transportation projects, we in Montgomery County find ourselves spinning our wheels.

A Montgomery County proposal to levy a parking space tax to pay for transit projects should be a regional effort, the leader of a transportation advocacy group said Thursday.



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