In response to the decade-long highs and lows of the recession, the region came together to envision a better future that recognizes the critical role of our built environment in all aspects of community life. The end result was the Southern Nevada Strong (SNS) Regional Plan. Our region will thrive when we have:
Although most Southern Nevadans currently need access to a car to meet their daily transportation requirements, residents have demonstrated support for improved additional transit, including expanded bus service and potentially, light rail. Thus, we must:
The SNS vision includes new growth to stabilize and strengthen existing neighborhoods, as well as redevelop vacant and underused sites. Thus, we must:
High-quality public education leads to a variety of well-paying jobs. Thus, we must:
The uncoordinated growth and disjointed land-use patterns have made it more difficult and time-consuming to access necessary services and amenities. Thus, we must:
Through better integration of quality housing, transportation, education, workforce and social service networks, we can achieve a stronger Southern Nevada. Watch this video to learn more.