Ecolopolis 3.0: Infrastructure and Sustainability in Cascadia

Seltzer Ethan


This is a working document and is the third report in this series. This report presents a vision for coordination and sustainable economic development in the Vancouver-Seattle-Portland megaregion. Building on two previous studies, the report includes a detailed sector-based economic analysis and recommendations for further strengthening Cascadia's economic "competencies" in areas of green building and architecture, creative services, agriculture and food production and high tech. It also makes recommendations for protecting Cascadia's renowned environmental heritage and reputation for sustainability, while improving flows and connections within the megaregion. This version, 3.0, has been produced by the Spring 2008 class.