The Fourth Regional Plan

RPA is crafting a long-range vision for the region's shared prosperity, health and livability, resiliency and good governance. The Fourth Regional Plan, due in 2017, will propose investments and policies to ensure the region's success for all residents.


The Key Issues

Prosperity and Opportunity

Half of the households in the region spend more than a third of their income on rent.

Sustainability and Resilience

By 2050, 2.3 million people are expected to be living in areas at risk of flooding.

Movement and Connection

The main rail tunnels connecting New York and New Jersey are more than 100 years old.

The Planning Process

Who's Involved

Engaging Diverse Communities

State of the Region's Health

Crossing the Hudson: How to Increase Transit Capacity & Improve Commutes

Under Water: How Sea-Level Rise Threatens the Region.