Monthly Archives: June 2010

Ride to Prosperity in Reading and Berks County

Yesterday, I participated in a press conference timed to the release of “Ride to Prosperity:  Strategies for Economic Competitiveness in Greater Reading.” This report is the culmination of an interesting initiative where eight local economic and workforce development groups have … Continue reading

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Innovation in Southeast Virginia

Along with our partners at the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness, we’ve been developing an Innovation Index for the Southeast Virginia Partnership for Regional Transformation (www.seva-port.org).  SEVA-PORT is a regional partnership, funded by the Department of Labor’s WIRED initiative, focused on … Continue reading

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The Green Metropolis

I just finished reading The Green Metropolis, by David Owen, a New Yorker staff writer.  My verdict is probably one thumbs up.  I’ve been regularly disappointed with most books I’ve read that focus on sustainability and the green economy.  They … Continue reading

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