Northeast Landscapes - Urban Growth in the Northeast Megaregion

Posted: November 6, 2012

Regional Plan Association, March 2011. Over the next generation, the 13-state Northeast Megaregion is expected to grow by 26%, adding about 18 million residents.

To assess the implications of this change for landscape conservation, Regional Plan Association and America 2050’s Northeast Landscape Initiatives Atlas ( now includes maps showing historic and current
land use, and projections of future urban growth in the Northeast Megaregion through 2040.
The Northeast Landscape Conservation Initiatives Atlas is available at: