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COG staff members produce a variety of publications to inform area officials, stakeholders, and the public about regional initiatives, issues, and trends. Visit the documents page to view additional publications, letters, presentations, resolutions, and other documents and filter by different search categories.

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    Commercial Construction Indicators Report

    April 2, 2018

    This report provides information on the number, location, structure type, and size of new commercial development projects in metropolitan Washington.

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    COG Annual Report/Regional Directory

    February 22, 2018

    COG's combined Regional Directory and Annual Report lists the phone numbers and email addresses of area government officials and highlights the year's major...

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    Air Quality Trends

    September 27, 2017

    Report shows the region's air quality in relation to federal air quality standards for six pollutants--ground-level ozone, particulate matter, carbon monoxide,...

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    Report on Crime and Crime Control

    September 13, 2017

    This report provides information to governmental officials and the public as to the nature of the crime problem in the COG region. It also provides law...

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    State of the Commute Survey Report

    June 21, 2017

    Commuter Connections State of the Commute (SOC) Report has been produced every three years since 2001 tracking a wide range of transportation information and...

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    State of the Region: Human Capital Report

    February 6, 2017

    The State of the Region: Human Capital Report provides a snapshot of metropolitan Washington’s human capital—its residents and their collective knowledge,...