With the storm brewing over the departure of Discovery Communications from Silver Spring, it’s time for the region to take action to shape our future [“Discovery is selling Md. headquarters and moving to New York next year,” Economy & Business, Jan. 10]. While the move is beyond our control, it could be a sign of clouds gathering. We can wait for the next storm or prepare to compete. The MetroNow coalition, joined by Urban Land Institute Washington, has broadcast the alert.