Region Forward Blog

Regional cooperation economic diversity public transit & small business key to the DC area's future economy

Mar 16, 2012


This video features “highlights” from the presentation given by Dr. Stephen Fuller on the current state and future of the metro Washington economy.

Fuller explains that the region must take a cooperative approach to planning for slower growth and promoting economic diversification in light of likely cuts in federal government spending and employment.

Fuller also noted the importance of the region continuing to improve its public transit system leverage its international nature and foster the growth of innovative small businesses.

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