• 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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  • Explore the stories behind the 2018 Aliceann Wohlbruck Innovation Award recipients in a new Story Map produced by Esri

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    Explore the stories behind the 2018 Aliceann Wohlbruck Innovation Award recipients in a new Story Map produced by Esri

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Featured Publications

  • CEDS Central

    Published: March 9th, 2018

    CEDS Central is home to the NADO Research Foundation's CEDS training materials, all in one convenient spot. These materials include reports, case studies, videos, webinars, and more on planning, developing, and implementing the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy.

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  • 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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