Vibrant NEO was launched to create a more vibrant, resilient, and sustainable Northeast Ohio – a Northeast Ohio that is full of energy and enthusiasm, a good steward of its built and natural resources, and adaptable and responsive to change.
This document—Vibrant NEO 2040: A Vision, Framework, and Action Products for Our Future—is the central component of Vibrant NEO 2040. It describes the:
• Project background
• Regional context
• Scenario planning process and outcomes
• Regional Vision
These sections were written and sequenced to form a narrative arc, but the document can also be read like a reference guide, enabling readers to jump in and out of the text as they wish. Individual sections can be downloaded and read separately. The broader universe of Vibrant NEO 2040 products and outcomes, illustrated in the previous section, is referenced throughout the text and can be found throughout this website.
This document is intended for many different audiences. Some of the material was written for a broad audience, while other sections were written for technical experts,
policy makers, and regional leadership. Information presented within a section generally goes from more general to more technical. The most detailed information is
contained in the Technical Appendix, which is here.
You can download the entire report or individual sections below:
- Vibrant NEO Final Report_3-31-14
- Vibrant NEO Final Report_INTRO
- Vibrant NEO Final Report_VISION
- Vibrant NEO Final Report_SPEC-outward migration drivers
- Vibrant NEO Final Report_SPEC-transit supportive policies
- Vibrant NEO Final Report_SPEC_complete streets
- Vibrant NEO Final Report_TREND_SCENARIO
- Vibrant NEO Final Report_ALTERNATIVE_SCENARIOS