Producing world-class research since 1922, RPA has more than 400 original reports and white papers in its digital library. Our reports have guided policymakers, communities, businesses, and civic organizations in the tri-state region for nearly 100 years.

1927 RPA Plan1 v1 New York Region Painted by Jules Guerine (cropped)
RPA’s first plan provided the blueprint for the transportation and open space networks we take for granted today. When prominent business, professional and civic leaders decided in 1922 to plan for the metropolitan region’s future growth, they were taking a unique and ambitious…
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