Articles by: Carrie Kissel

  • Registration Open: National Regional Transportation Conference

    Posted on: May 5th, 2022 by Carrie Kissel

    The National Association of Development Organizations Research Foundation and RPO America will hold the National Regional Transportation Conference in Kansas City, MO, July 19 – 21, 2022. Conference registration is now available. Early Bird Registration Rate (until June 20): $395Regular...

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  • Deadline Extended to 4/29: Apply for NADO’s 2022 Excellence in Regional Transportation Awards!

    Posted on: April 7th, 2022 by Carrie Kissel


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  • 4/5 Webinar on Planning Environment Linkages

    Posted on: March 8th, 2022 by Carrie Kissel

    With support from the Federal Highway Administration, the NADO Research Foundation will hold a webinar on Planning Environment Linkages: Interagency Partnerships and Public Engagement on Tuesday, April 5, 2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Eastern Time. Find the webinar recording and slides...

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  • 2020 National Regional Transportation Conference Session Videos

    Posted on: September 10th, 2020 by Carrie Kissel

    July 28, 2020 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. EDT: Welcome and Opening Session: RPO America and National RPO Council of Peers Business Meeting and Policy Update (Session Room A) 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. EDT: Concurrent breakout sessions Regional Approaches to Improving Mobility (Session ...

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  • Equity Resources for Economic Development & Planning

    Posted on: July 15th, 2020 by Carrie Kissel

    This page represents the collection of resources and practices related to equity and inclusion gathered and shared in response to member requests, as well as other resources shared with NADO by federal agencies and other partners. RDOs, their leadership, their...

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  • Rural Wealth Creation Webinar 5/4: COVID-19 Response and Recovery

    Posted on: April 28th, 2020 by Carrie Kissel

    On May 4, 2020, form 12 – 1:30 p.m. ET, the WealthWorks rural wealth creation network will held a peer learning webinar focused on Supporting Local Economies During and After Pandemic Response. Attendees learned the basics of rural wealth creation as...

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  • NADO Releases Its 2020-2024 Strategic Plan

    Posted on: October 20th, 2019 by Carrie Kissel

    In 2019, the NADO Board of Directors adopted a Strategic Action Plan for 2020 - 2024 for NADO and the NADO Research Foundation. The plan is based on NADO member input from surveys, board meetings, 2018 Annual Training Conference, and 2019 Washington Conference.

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  • RPO America Elects Officers

    Posted on: July 8th, 2019 by Carrie Kissel

    Last month, the membership of RPO America elected new officers, who will lead RPO America, as the national professional association for rural and small metro transportation planning professionals, for a two-year term.  The meeting took place during the 2019 National ...

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  • 2019 NADO Excellence in Regional Transportation Awards Announced

    Posted on: April 23rd, 2019 by Carrie Kissel

    NADO, the NADO Research Foundation, and RPO America are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Excellence in Regional Transportation Awards.  The awards program honors recognizes noteworthy projects and practices in rural, small metropolitan, and other regions that...

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  • WealthWorks Rural Economic Development Case Studies

    Posted on: March 11th, 2019 by Carrie Kissel

    This series of case studies examines how livelihoods are being improved and communities are undergoing development in a variety of economic sectors and rural places around the U.S.

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