A Growth Reality Check

Can elected officials be taught to think regionally about growth?

With 2 million more residents anticipated in Washington, D.C. and its suburbs over the next 25 years, a crowd of elected officials from around the region gathered around table-size maps of the region and, using Lego blocks to represent different land uses, tried to collectively figure out how to handle the throngs of new residents.

Thanks to Dan Malouff

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