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  • Improve coordination of economic development, land use, infrastructure, transportation, and natural resource planning
  • Develop transportation systems to support a prosperous, globally competitive economy and improves the quality of life for Heartland residents while minimizing impacts to the natural environment
  • Encourage development of affordable and attainable housing in all communities of the Heartland
  • Creating and enhancing a north-south multimodal corridor with connections to major markets


  • Increase affordable housing opportunities in proximity to transportation corridors, employment centers, and urban services
  • Increase infill and redevelopment in existing communities
  • Implement strategic transportation design

Strategy Implementation Details

The Six Pillars



Performance Measures

Performance indicators are used to measure the effectiveness of the Region’s efforts to improve economic conditions.
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