Monthly Archives: July 2015

Online Resource: Planning for Prosperity in Small Towns and Rural Regions

This website is home to capacity building materials developed by the NADO Research Foundation and its partners. It contains links to publications, webinars, workshop materials, and other information on community and economic development in small towns and rural regions.

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Posted in Economic Resilience, NADO Publications, Organizational Capacity & Professional Development, Project Development & Management, Regional Development, Regional Development Publications, Regional Planning, Regional Planning Publications | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Transportation Infrastructure

SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) The SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) represents nearly 300 municipalities within 11 Central Pennsylvania counties. Most of the cities and towns in this predominately rural region were built along the Susquehanna River and its tributaries, leaving them...

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Posted in NADO Publications, Regional Transportation, Transportation & Infrastructure, Transportation & Infrastructure Publications |

Regional Approaches to Resilience: A Tour of Resilience Work Around the Country

Disaster can strike anywhere. In recent years, the country has experienced record floods in the Midwest, drought in the West, tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in the Southeast, wildfires in the Southwest, and blizzards in the Northeast. In 2011 alone, the...

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Southwestern Massachusetts: Strengthening Businesses and Communities through Disaster Recovery

This case study is part of a series produced by the NADO Research Foundation exploring how regional development organizations1 have addressed the impacts of natural disasters, built resilience to future events, and increased long-term economic competitiveness and quality of life in...

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Energy

  Florida Regional Councils Association (FRCA) In 2011, Florida’s regional planning councils (RPCs), in their role as EDA-designated economic development districts, came together to take a systematic look at the State’s energy infrastructure, supply, and overall resilience to disruptions and...

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Posted in Climate Resilience, Economic Resilience, Energy, NADO Publications, Regional Development, Regional Development Publications, Transportation & Infrastructure |

Southwestern Massachusetts: Strengthening Businesses and Communities through Disaster Recovery

This case study is part of a series produced by the NADO Research Foundation exploring how regional development organizations1 have addressed the impacts of natural disasters, built resilience to future events, and increased long-term economic competitiveness and quality of life in...

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Posted in Climate Resilience, Disaster Mitigation and Recovery Publications, Economic Resilience, NADO Publications, Regional Development, Regional Development Publications, Regional Planning, Regional Planning Publications | Tagged , , , , , , |