While most residents, including myself, take water for granted, I have quickly learned that D.C. Water is perhaps the most important utility in our region. Without clean water, our lives would grind to a halt.
Urban design has never been more exciting. As the migration to cities continues worldwide, it has resulted in a renaissance of urban design and creative infrastructure. But -- even with all the growth and ingenuity and innovation -- there are still some interesting cases of copying.
We need a game changing infrastructure revitalization strategy for the millions of quality jobs the Administration and Congress failed to create two years ago. We need to be bolder, smarter and think like Jack Kennedy did when he challenged us to reach for the moon.
Anyone with half a brain will see this is the ideal time to borrow money from the rest of the world to put Americans to work rebuilding the nation's infrastructure. Problem is, too many in Washington have less than half a brain.
Rather than tinker around the edges with temporary tax cuts and more government spending, we should embrace a bolder and more effective plan to open markets and create powerful growth incentives by reforming taxes, regulations and entitlements.