Our region is the 13 counties and 134 cities and towns within the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) area. More than 6 million of us call our region home. By 2040, we will add another 3.7 million residents to this total, along with 2 million more jobs.
Our Great Region 2040 is a plan to be one of the greatest places to live, work, and succeed by 2040. It is the result of the efforts of hundreds of organizations and thousands of people from across our area. The benefits of the plan include:
Our Great Region 2040 is based on 15 goals organized around the framework of "People, Places, and Prosperity." The public helped shape these goals through an extensive public engagement process.
Our Region, A Great Region
Our Region is made up of a variety of communities, including coastal, rural, suburban, and urban areas. Participants from all of these areas helped ensure the strategies and recommendations in Our Great Region 2040 can be tailored to meet the unique needs of each area.