Washington, DC has made extensive investments in the quality of life of its residents in recent years.
The city boasts a range of top-ranked local universities and medical facilities, has greatly expanded air travel capabilities, local transit, and accessible micro-mobility options. The city is also a national leader in green policies, with a goal of reducing greenhouse gases by 60% by 2030 and becoming carbon-neutral by 2050.
The healthcare system has been expanded to include greater pandemic preparedness, health equity initiatives, and specialized healthcare options, including a focus on maternal health. Investments in education have been made with new research facilities to combat health inequity and expand knowledge of medicine. Infrastructure has also been improved.
In addition to expansions in airports and public transportation systems, DC has heavily invested in parks and open spaces with plans for more to come. The city is has the #1 ranked park system in the US and is #2 for bike commuting. The District’s investments have enabled easy access to all parts of the city and greater Washington region, its talented workforce, and created an unmatched quality of life for residents.