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East-West Gateway Board passes OneSTL, a regional plan for sustainable development

The East-West Gateway Council of Governments Board of Directors on Wednesday, Dec. 11, esday approved OneSTL, a regional plan for sustainable development that provides a framework for collaboration among local governments as they adapt to the changing needs of the area’s communities.

OneSTL is the culmination of three years of public meetings, surveys, and discussions that were funded by a $4.7 million planning grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as part of the $100 million Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant Program. The amount St. Louis received in 2010 was the fourth highest among the 45 regional areas that received funding. HUD had received 225 grant applications.

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