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Regional Planning for Building a More Sustainable Buffalo Niagara

What does the community want life to look like in Buffalo Niagara in 50 years? Erie and Niagara Counties encompass 64 municipalities. Building a more sustainable region will require making important decisions together.

The Racial Equity Dividend

In partnership with Make Communities, UBRI is working to develop a foundational research study for the Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable.

Convened by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, the Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable is leading the charge to reduce the disparate outcomes and opportunities experienced by regional residents of different races. The report identifies …

Strategic economic developing planning and implementation to restructure Western NY’s economy and guide state funding decisions, including Buffalo Billion investment initiatives

How would you invest $1.3 billion to ignite the economy for the good of all in WNY? “A Strategy for Prosperity” is a comprehensive plan to create a more dynamic and sustainable economy for our region and all its citizens.

Research Support for Upstate NY Revitalization Initiative

Decision-making Tools and Guidance in Support of the Upstate Revitalization Initiative

How do you identify game-changing investments to transform a regional economy? UBRI is developing a suite of research products to help Upstate New York regions plan for dynamic economic growth.

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