THE PUBLIC COMMENT AND REVIEW PERIOD IS CLOSED.
SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSION
COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC DEVLOPMENT STRATEGY FOR SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA (CEDS)
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SPC is the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and Economic Development District (EDD) for Southwestern Pennsylvania and is responsible for regional transportation planning and economic development activities.
The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) is an implementation element of Mapping the Future: The Southwestern PA Plan. The CEDS is a public-sector plan prepared by SPC and approved by the Economic Development Administration (EDA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The CEDS provides a strategy action plan for SPC as the Economic Development District.
Interested parties may view the CEDS here:
Full CEDS Report
Table of Contents
SECTION 1: Introduction
SECTION 2: Public Participation
SECTION 3: Regional Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats (SWOT)
SECTION 4: Regional Vision, Policy Goals & Action Plan
SECTION 5: Evaluation Framework
SECTION 6: Economic Resiliency
Upon consideration of the public comments received, the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission will consider approving the CEDS for submission to the Economic Development Administration at its meeting at 4:30 p.m. on January 30, 2017. This meeting will be held at Two Chatham Center, 112 Washington Place, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 [ directions ]. This meeting is open to the public, and those requiring transit options or special needs can be assisted using the information below.
The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) is committed to compliance with nondiscrimination requirements of civil rights statutes, executive orders, regulations and policies applicable to the programs and activities it administers. Accordingly, SPC is committed to ensuring that program beneficiaries receive public participation opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or economic status. Meeting facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities and the location is reachable by public transit. SPC will provide auxiliary services for individuals with language, speech, sight or hearing needs, provided the request for assistance is made 3 days prior to the meeting. SPC will attempt to satisfy requests made with less than 3 days notice as resources allow. Please make your request for auxiliary services to Matt Pavlosky at (412) 391-5590, Ext. 361, or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you believe you have been denied participation opportunities, or otherwise discriminated against in relation to the programs or activities administered by SPC, you may file a complaint using the procedures provided in our complaint process document or by contacting SPC’s Title VI Coordinator by calling (412) 391-5590. For more information, or to obtain a Title VI Discrimination Complaint Form, please see this link or call 412-391-5590.
TRANSIT SERVICE INFORMATION
For information regarding transit services in Allegheny County, please call Port Authority Customer Service at 412-442-2000. For transit information in other counties, please visit: www.commuteinfo.org/comm_trans.shtml or call 1-888-819-6110.
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