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    Puget Sound joins Global Cities Initiative

    The Central Puget Sound region officially became one of six metropolitan areas to join the Brookings Institute's economic development consortium.

    Hailey Way is a Crosscut Editorial Intern and a graduate from the University of Washington’s school of journalism, where she wrote for The Daily and various hyper local blogs around Seattle. Previously a classical company dancer of Whidbey Island Dance Theatre, she enjoys writing on similar topics in the arts and culture beat.

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    Comments:

    Posted Thu, Apr 10, 5:27 p.m. Inappropriate

    OMG
    I was hoping we could talk the mayor into joining up with Portland in quite the opposite direction:

    http://biophiliccities.org/the-biophilic-cities-project/

    http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2014/04/06/collective-impact-a-new-model-for-regional-open-space-planning/

    http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2014/02/03/what-are-the-social-justice-implications-of-urban-ecology-and-how-can-we-make-sure-that-green-cities-are-not-synonymous-with-gentrified-or-exclusive-cities/

    afreeman

    Posted Thu, Apr 10, 9:32 p.m. Inappropriate

    Is this an ad for something? At least I don't find the word "sustainable" used once. Instead, "Seattle will grow..." What's with the fascination with cancer? Adding to afreeman's references:

    http://www.albartlett.org/articles/art1998spring.html

    louploup

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