Monthly Archives: May 2012

Webinar: Effective Strategies for Engaging Your Community

The National Association of Counties (NACo), in partnership with the NADO Research Foundation, hosted a webinar on June 12, 2012, to train planners and other stakeholders on how to engage their communities. The webinar was recorded and is available for...

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National Rural Transportation Conference: Opening Keynote Address

In this session at the 2012 National Rural Transportation Conference (April 25 – 27 in Burlington, Vermont), Federal Highway Administration Deputy Administrator Gregory G. Nadeau opened the conference with a keynote address.  His remarks included discussion of regional role in...

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From Vision to Project Selection: Performance-based Planning

In this session at the 2012 National Rural Transportation Conference, speakers included Alpesh Patel, North Carolina Department of Transportation, and Bjorn Hansen, Centralina Council of Governments. Watch the session: View the presentations: Patel hansen rpo2012 View more presentations from RPO ...

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RPO America Peer Symposium: Sharing Innovations in Regional Transportation Planning

On April 25, 2012, the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Research Foundation held the RPO America Peer Symposium, during the 2012 National Rural Transportation Conference.  This special session, held with support from the Federal Highway Administration, focused on...

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Meaningful Engagement and Collaboration: Develop a Participation Plan

In this session at the 2012 National Rural Transportation Conference, speakers included Rachel Beyerle, Easter Seals Project Action, Lewis Grimm, Federal Lands Highway Eastern Division, Dorathy Martel, Eastern Maine Development Commission, Vicki Rusbult, Eastern Maine Development Commission, and Jeff Kiely,...

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Plenary Luncheon: Transportation, Disaster Recovery, and Economic Vitality

In this session at the 2012 National Rural Transportation Conference, speakers included Sue Minter, Vermont Agency of Transportation, and Jim Pratt, Cabot Creamery. Watch the video and view the slides below, or click here to read a detailed summary of...

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Visioning and Beyond: Developing Plans and Measuring Implementation

In this session at the 2012 National Rural Transportation Conference, Melissa Levy of Yellow Wood Associates and Peggy Reichert of Minnesota DOT shared their experiences in performance-based planning and led the audience in an exercise to identify indicators based on...

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NADO Recognizes Excellence in Regional Transportation Award Winners

The NADO Research Foundation and RPO America have announced the 2012 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award-winning projects.  This is the sixth year that the program has honored projects for their innovation, effectiveness, and impact on communities throughout the nation.  The...

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