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Alternative Scenarios Open House, July 2014

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Help shape a shared vision that will move One Region Forward.
Citizens from across Buffalo Niagara shared their vision for the future. Now learn the impacts of each of these visions on our region.

 Alternative Scenarios Open House: Basing the Choices We Make Today on the Impacts They Will Have on Our Region Tomorrow

During the last Community Congress, One Region Forward asked residents from across Erie and Niagara counties to map what they want Buffalo Niagara to look like in 40 years. Over 770 citizens participated to create 115 maps at 27 workshops. These maps have been used to create three alternative scenarios for how our region might develop in the future.

Citizens will now be asked to review these three different alternative scenarios along with a “Business-as-usual” scenario to find out what each could mean for the region’s fiscal health, housing stock, agriculture productivity, transportation systems and more. This feedback will be used to establish a shared vision for the future of Buffalo Niagara – a new way to move One Region Forward.

Click here to learn more about what will be discussed at the upcoming Community Congress Open Houses.


Monday, July 21st, 5PM at the Palace Theater 2 East Ave, Lockport, NY 14094

  • Presentations at 5:30PM & 7:00PM

Tuesday, July 22nd, 5PM at ECC City Campus 121 Ellicott Street Buffalo, NY 14203

  • Presentations at 5:30PM & 7:00PM

Participation will involve less than an hour of your time, but be sure to get there by 5:30 or 7PM to view the presentation of findings and learn how to provide additional feedback.


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If you think the work that One Region Forward is doing is important to Buffalo Niagara, help us get the word out about our upcoming Open Houses! We’ve assembled items in our Share It Forward Toolkit to make it easy to share the invitation with your networks.

Begin Sharing It Forward and invite your colleagues, friends, and family to One Region Forward’s Community Congress Open Houses!