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Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)





Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Mission Statement

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is dedicated to uniting the region’s elected officials, planning professionals and the public with a common vision of making a great region even greater. Shaping the way we live, work and play, DVRPC builds consensus on improving transportation, promoting smart growth, protecting the environment and enhancing the economy.

Issue Areas – Action Issues

We serve a diverse region of nine counties: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia in Pennsylvania; and Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Mercer in New Jersey. DVRPC is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Greater Philadelphia Region – leading the way to a better future.

DVRPC’s Environmental Planning programs encompass open space and greenway planning, the Tri-County Water Quality Management Plan, the Pennsylvania Coastal Zone Management Program, regional air quality programs, climate change and energy initiatives, and a variety of efforts to plan for and build a sustainable region.

  • Transportation
  • Land use
  • Economic development
  • Smart Growth
  • Open Space Planning

Student Name and Class Year: David Conrad, MS ’08

If you are interested in getting in touch with this student/alum, please contact Caroline Ramaley,

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