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Connections 2050 Plan for Greater Philadelphia: Process and Analysis Manual: Board-Adopted Version

Product No.: 21028B
Date Published: 8/2021

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Geographic Area Covered: The nine-county DVRPC region, which covers the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia in Pennsylvania; and Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Mercer counties in New Jersey.

Abstract: The Connections 2050 Plan for Greater Philadelphia: Process and Analysis Manual documents the long-range planning process, public outreach, and quantitative effort and analysis used to develop the Connections 2050 vision, principles, goals, policies and strategies—which are documented in Policy Manual’s companion report the Connections 2050 Plan for Greater Philadelphia: Policy Manual—along with the financial plan’s capital vision, revenue forecast, allocation, project evaluation and selection, fiscal constraint analysis, and regional funding options. This DVRPC Board-adoption version incorporates changes made from 30-day public comment period and will undergo one final round of proofreading review before the final document is released.

Key Words: Long-Range Plan, Greater Philadelphia, regional policy, public outreach, planning factors, megaregional planning, equity, diversity, trends, future, forecasts, demographics, economy, digital revolution, broadband, freight, goods movement, aviation, environment, land use, open space, water, greenspace network, planning areas, historic resources, climate change, greenhouse gases, energy, solar power, resiliency, centers, smart growth, transportation, safety, vision zero, walking, biking, The Circuit, asset management, congestion, congestion management process, transportation system management and operations, emergency management, transportation technology, nanotechnology, 3D printing, electric vehicles, connected vehicles, automated vehicles, artificial intelligence, 5G, Internet of Things, real-time information, shared mobility, financial plan, major regional projects, funding gap, funding options, multimodal, technology, MPO, transportation performance management.

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