• Our Mission

    At NADO, we promote regional strategies, partnerships and solutions to strengthen the economic competitiveness and quality of life across America’s local communities

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    At NADO, we promote regional strategies, partnerships and solutions to strengthen the economic competitiveness and quality of life across America’s local communities

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  • NADO’s federal advocacy agenda is developed by the active involvement of the association’s policy board and executive directors of the nation’s regional development organizations

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    NADO’s federal advocacy agenda is developed by the active involvement of the association’s policy board and executive directors of the nation’s regional development organizations

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  • Presentation materials are now available from the 2017 Annual Training Conference!

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    Presentation materials are now available from the 2017 Annual Training Conference!

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Featured Publications

  • Children and adults riding bicycles along a tree-lined path. Photo courtesy Coastal Regional Commission.

    2017 Regional Transportation Peer Exchange Summary

    Published: November 20th, 2017

    The summary documents discussion themes such as evolving RTPO planning with new practices and recent successful developments; connecting transportation planning and economic resilience; opportunities and concerns from transformative innovation; and more.

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  • Learn More about Recent NADO RF Publications

    Published: April 11th, 2017

    The NADO Research Foundation has released a flyer showcasing recent publications on economic development, regional and rural transportation, resilience, and other regional economic development and planning topics.

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