The region’s transportation networks, land assets, and environment play a major role in facilitating commerce and providing access to opportunity.

The Global Positioning Strategy (GPS) for World Class Infrastructure in Greater Philadelphia outlines a shared agenda for strengthening Greater Philadelphia’s global and national connections, improving regional mobility, and making the region's water, energy, and open space networks more sustainable and resilient. The goals, strategies, and regional indicators contained in the GPS are the culmination of a multi-year regional priority-setting and strategy development effort that has drawn upon the collective wisdom and passion of hundreds of area business, civic, philanthropic, government, and community leaders. This regional strategic framework emerged from the work of a cross-sector Infrastructure Strategy Team made up of business executives, civic leaders, and issue experts convened in late 2012 and early 2013 by the Economy League and the Urban Land Institute’s Philadelphia District Council.

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Greater Philadelphia has convenient connections to regional, national, and global destinations and efficiently provides the key infrastructure necessary for business success and high quality of life.