The world of transportation and mobility is changing rapidly, due to technology as well as people's expectations, and our region does not want to be left behind.

To advance this discussion, the Regional Transportation Alliance of SWPA engaged hundreds of community groups, businesses, and local leaders across the 10-county region of southwestern PA to develop Imagine Transportation 2.0, A Vision for a Better Transportation Future. This online report is full of interactive maps and links to case studies, references to thought leaders and futurists, and stories about what's working in our competitor regions across the U.S.

Released in March 2017, Imagine Transportation 2.0 is the culmination of a 2 year effort to answer the questions: What do we want from our transportation system in the next 10-20 years, and what do we need to do differently to get there?

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Imagine Transportation 2.0

Better Mobility for All in the Greater Pittsburgh Region

Click to explore the complete interactive digital report online or see one of our seven principles below.

Principles to Guide Future Planning and Investment

Principle 1:

Optimize our existing assets

Principle 2:

Prioritizes connections to jobs and education

Principle 3:

Embrace new operating models

Principle 4:

Make flexible, future-proof investments

Principle 5:

Adopt best management practices

Principle 6:

Provide multiple mobility options

Principle 7:

Operate as an integrated system

Ideas to Explore

Hover and click below to view 50 project and policy ideas whose underlying concepts demonstrate the Imagine Transportation 2.0 Principles.

Interactive Digital Report

Explore the Interactive Digital Report

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Executive Summary

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Moving the Discussion Forward

Intended as a source of useful data and a tool for shared discussion and collaboration, the Regional Transportation Alliance is taking the ideas and information of Imagine Transportation 2.0 on the road, starting with stakeholder outreach meetings in summer 2017 in every county. Please contact Carly Dobbins-Bucklad, RTA Project Manager, at for more information.

Organizations that have endorsed the Seven Principles

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