Washington DC Cityscape

Priorities

We're finding solutions to these priority issues.

As the region’s oldest business voice, we are committed to making Greater Washington a place where everyone can thrive, for generations to come. Our strategy is to use smart technology and innovation to drive inclusive economic growth and livability, which we believe is essential to the region’s long-term success. We will focus on driving progress on the ten “solution areas” below, which were identified by Board of Trade members and staff. Projects will test early promising ideas.

ENERGY & RESOURCES

Greater Washington needs a clean and efficient economy for the 21st century.

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GLOBAL BEST PRACTICES

Greater Washington can be a global leader while learning from the experiences of other major cities.

Photo: Ron Cogswell/Flickr

HOUSING & URBAN DESIGN

Everyone deserves a good place to live and work. Smart technology and planning can make that possible.

Photo: Mr.TinDC/Flickr

Resiliency

Greater Washington must be prepared to bounce back from all types of threats.

Social Engagement

Greater Washington should be great for everybody, with no neighborhood left behind.

TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION

Technology-driven solutions can improve life and work in Greater Washington.

TRANSPORTATION

Transportation should be safe, reliable, affordable, and convenient for everybody.

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HEALTH & WELLNESS

Innovative technology can make it easier for citizens to stay healthy and get the care they need.

Photo: Alliance for Excellent Education

WORKFORCE & EDUCATION

A strong workforce depends on quality training and education at all stages of life.

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