Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Royal Wedding Gift: Community Impact!

The world’s most watched wedding brings stories of William and Catherine’s courtship, the pomp and circumstances, the dress and of course the Royal Family.  When one is invited to a wedding, one of the first questions in my mind is … Continue reading

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Bike Master Plan for Urban City by the Sea

Ten years ago, my hometown, Long Beach California created its first bike master plan.  Now it has not only implemented much of the plan but it is currently working on an update.  This city, with close to half a million … Continue reading

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Businesses and Cities working together to make Greener Communities

Businesses and cities are coming together to help make our communities cleaner and more energy efficient.  Here at the Business Civic Leadership Center’s Community Investment Conference, this was well illustrated by the cities of Philadelphia and San Jose along with … Continue reading

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Environmentally Responsible Travel

As we look at how we can reduce our impact on the environment, many in the travel industry are doing their part.   TelePresence, SKYPE and other new technology tools are making it easier to conduct business anywhere and at any … Continue reading

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