50 Years of Regional Planning
In 2015, DVRPC marked its 50th Anniversary of planning for Greater Philadelphia. Remembering how far we've come gives us a renewed sense of purpose in our mission as we look to new challenges: combatting climate change, expanding economic opportunities, and adequately funding a safe and efficient transportation network.
See the events that led up to DVRPC’s creation in 1965 and some of our major planning accomplishments since.
On December 9, 2015, DVRPC celebrated five decades of planning and recognized the people, projects and programs that have transformed Greater Philadelphia.
In 2015, DVRPC's conference series focused on how communities can prepare for the next 50 years.
Identify which of forces have been most significant in the past, and what you think will be the most important in the future.
See highlights of the past year in our Annual Report.
Have you ever wondered how you can be part of the regional planning process? Make your voice heard!