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How SPC Makes a Difference
The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) is committed to keeping our region connected and moving forward. SPC works with local, state and federal partners to plan for the continued growth of SWPA. SPC helps counties, cities, municipalities and townships access more than $35 billion state and federal transportation and economic development funds allocated to the region through 2045. Together, we are enhancing our region’s competitiveness in the national and global markets.
Learn how SPC’s regional plan invests in improving mobility in the region
Planning & Development
Identifying priority needs of local communities to foster economic development
Small Business Assistance
Providing loans, procurement and export assistance
Water Resource Center
Promoting regional collaboration on water topics and issues
Promoting ridesharing solutions for commuters
The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission, in collaboration with Allies for Children and Carnegie Mellon University (Metro21 and Traffic21) and a broad, regional coalition of stakeholders proposes to develop a regional Connectivity Improvement Plan.
Visit the SWPA Connected page to learn more!
What’s Happening at SPC
The U.S. Department of Commerce announced that the Southwestern Pennsylvania New Economy Coalition is one of 60 finalists out of 529 entrants for Phase 1 of the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) $1 billion “Build Back Better Regional Challenge”. The Build
The Southwestern Pennsylvania Corporation, a 501(c)(3) corporation, on behalf of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC), is requesting Technical Proposals and Price Proposals (together, the Proposal package) for Regional Ridesharing Software Consultant Services. The selected firm or team of firms will
With an eye to bringing affordable, reliable internet access throughout a 10-county region, including Indiana, the Southwestern Pennsylvania Connected initiative is asking community members to take a brief survey online or by phone to provide information about their current internet