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  • 2015LegPri

    COG Legislative Priorities

    Jan 11, 2017

    The legislative priorities approved by the COG Board of Directors for 2017 focus on supporting the region’s transportation funding, water quality, climate and energy innovation, air quality, workforce development, and human services.

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    Greater Washington Metro Export Plan

    Jan 11, 2017

    The plan, which aims to help increase the region's exports, was developed by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, the Greater Washington Board of Trade, and the Consortium of Universities for the Metropolitan Washington Area. It is a product of the Global Cities Initiative, a joint project of the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase.

  • remscover

    Regional Economic Monitoring System (REMS)

    Jan 9, 2017

    The REMS charts the region's economy with a brief overview and graphs that show inflation rates, job growth, unemployment rates, new housing starts, and at-place employment by industry group.

  • Other Documents

    COG Rider Clause

    Dec 2, 2016

    Rider clause for use on local government and agency contracts.

  • Other Documents

    Member Dues and Regional Fees

    Nov 28, 2016

    This document provides information on each jurisdiction's dues and fees as well as how COG uses them to leverage federally sourced funds, provide primary program support, leverage additional resources, and support additional member services, benefits, outreach, and forums.

  • Publications

    Cooperative Forecasts: Employment, Population, and Household Forecasts by Transportation Analysis Zone

    Nov 16, 2016

    Forecasts of population and households were developed through a cooperative process involving the Council of Governments, its member jurisdictions, the Baltimore region, the states and other planning agencies. This report consists of tables of data on existing and forecast employment for small geographic areas (Transportation Analysis Zones or "TAZs") in the Washington region. Maps showing the location of each TAZ are needed to interpret the forecasts. Round 9.0 is the seventh round of cooperative forecasts using the 3722 TAZ Zone System.