Sustainable Development Silicon Valley's Way

Silicon Valley has something that L.A. lacks--private sector leadership.

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September 1, 2000, 7:00 AM PDT

By Ali Valenzuela


Silicon Valley has something that L.A. lacks--private sector leadership collaboratively involved in setting and implementing a regional livability agenda. In this interview with TPR, Carl Guardino, President and CEO of the Silicon Valley Manufacturing Group, details his trade association's "run with the ball" projects on everything from advocating for more affordable housing and homeless shelters to mitigating snarled traffic congestion--most recently Guardino has been involved in a campaign to extend BART to San Jose. He concludes the interview with sound advice for other regions attempting similar efforts.

Thanks to Ali Valenzuela

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