VISION 2050 Award Nominations may be submitted in one of three categories:
1. On the Ground - Projects that show real-world examples of VISION 2050 in action today, including housing, mixed-use development or redevelopment, expanding access to opportunity, open space preservation, and transportation investments.
2. Planning Ahead - Comprehensive or subarea plans, economic development plans, climate action plans, equity initiatives, design guidelines, outreach programs, and other similar efforts that are shaping a positive future for the region
3. Working Together - Cross-jurisdictional or public/private partnerships that focus on solutions or working together to tackle tough problems and advance VISION 2050. Examples include multijurisdictional work on housing affordability, environmental and climate initiatives, corridor transportation planning, or other similar efforts that make progress on long-term regional challenges.