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LEADINg Industry sectors

Technology
# 1 in the U . S . for high-tech employment Bureau of Labor Statistics
medical
Access to NIH ’ s 27 institutes
Biotech & Pharma
“ DNA Alley ” is home to 170 biotech companies
education
21 world-class colleges and universities offer access to science and tech labs
transportation
2nd largest subway system by ridership in the U . S . American Public Transportation Association , 2019 government advocacy
More than a quarter of all jobs in the District are for the federal government . - WTOP , 2021 sustainability
Clean Energy DC Act was the U . S .’ s first 100 % renewable energy bill .

# 1

City for Public transport

12,000 + Lobbyists

400 +

Think Tanks in the Region

3 AIRPORTS

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport / DCA 397 daily domestic and international flights
Washington Dulles International Airport / IAD 251 daily domestic flights and 62 daily international flights
Baltimore – Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport / BWI 353 daily domestic and international flights
— Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority , Maryland Aviation Administration
Amtrak accessibility

35 %

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RICHMOND
of U . S . population lives within 500 miles ( 804 km ) of DC — StatsAmerica