Join us in celebrating how Citizen Planners and Champions are planning a change for their communities.
Learn how citizens across the region responded to Text It Forward surveys over this past summer.
Share your vision and ideas for a more sustainable Buffalo Niagara through photos and captions.
How many new roads have we built since 1990 and how much is it costing us?

Citizen Planning School “Idea Summit”: Oct 4th at 10am

Join us for this fun, celebratory event featuring the work of the first class of Citizen Planners and Champions for Change, explore what it means to translate ideas to action, and network with local experts, the citizen planners, funders and other attendees.

Upcoming Events

Sustainability Events in the Region

September 27th, 2014, 9AM-2PM

Buffalo Civic App Symposium: “Opportunities in Open Data”

dig Buffalo, 640 Ellicott Street, Buffalo NY

This upcoming free civic app symposium is designed to bring people together who are interested in the world of apps, in order to grow the technology and start up communities in Greater Buffalo. The open house is intended to promote social entrepreneurship, through open source data and app development.

Come listen to what the experts have to say. Coders, entrepreneurs and software developers are welcome to attend, and learn how they can tap into community issues in order to better Buffalo in the realm of economic development and community service.

RSVP Today

Sustainability Events in the Region

September 27, 2014, 12:00PM

Citizen Preparedness Training Program

Buffalo State College, Bulger North, 1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY

The WNY Region Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Program seeks to provide citizens with the tools and resources to prepare for emergencies and disasters, respond accordingly, and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions.

Attendees Must Pre-Register!

Sustainability Events in the Region

September 30th, 2014, 4PM-8PM

Transit Options for the Amherst-Buffalo Corridor

University at Buffalo South Campus Allen Hall, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY.

On behalf of Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) and Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC), you are invited to attend a public information open house meeting for the Amherst-Buffalo Transit Options Study.

For more information visit  or check out the flyer for the event.

Ways You Can Get Involved in One Region Forward Right Now

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Express your vision for making Buffalo Niagara more sustainable through photos and captions.

Take photos or videos of places you want to change or places you want to keep for future generations, describe how you feel about these places, and help shape the One Region Forward movement.

Get started adding your photos!