Articles by: Carrie Kissel

  • FHWA Performance Measure Rules Take Effect

    Posted on: May 22nd, 2017 by Carrie Kissel

    On May 19, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (https://www NULL.fhwa (FHWA) published a notice in the Federal Register (https://www NULL.federalregister the Assessing Performance of the National Highway System, Freight Movement on the Interstate System,...

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  • Webinar Materials Available: Access vs. Isolation: Preserving Rail Connectivity

    Posted on: April 24th, 2017 by Carrie Kissel

    On April 21, 1 – 2:00 p.m. ET, the NADO Research Foundation held the free webinar Access vs. Isolation: Preserving Rail Connectivity. As regional economies change over time, the demand for transportation facilities and services also evolves. Nationally, coal’s share...

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  • 2017 Excellence in Regional Transportation Awards Announced

    Posted on: April 19th, 2017 by Carrie Kissel

    Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Excellence in Regional Transportation Awards!  These organizations will be recognized at a special roundtable reception during the 2017 National Regional Transportation Conference (http://www NULL.nado, occurring June 28 – 30 in Denver, Colorado. ...

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  • Learn More about Recent NADO RF Publications

    Posted on: April 11th, 2017 by Carrie Kissel

    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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  • Two Upcoming NADO RF Webinars: Stats America (4/4), Preserving Rail (4/21)

    Posted on: March 29th, 2017 by Carrie Kissel

    Two upcoming NADO Research Foundation webinars will provide information for regional planning and economic development professionals. April 4, 2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Better Planning through Better Data: A Closer Look at the Stats America Innovation Index 2.0 April 21, 1:00...

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  • RTPO Peer Exchange Summary

    Posted on: March 2nd, 2017 by Carrie Kissel

    The peer exchange summary covers discussion of a small group of regional transportation planners and state Department of Transportation planning staff, as well as engagement with a larger and diverse group of professionals attending the summit Moving Rural America.

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  • Measuring Rural Wealth Creation: A Guide for Regional Development Organizations

    Posted on: December 1st, 2016 by Carrie Kissel

    Rural wealth creation is a demand-driven approach, focusing on market opportunities that capitalize on a community’s assets. Wealth creation takes an intentionally inclusive approach by increasing jobs and incomes of low-income people and local ownership and control of assets.

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  • CEDS 101 Resources

    Posted on: October 26th, 2016 by Carrie Kissel

    During the 2016 NADO Annual Training Conference, Brian Kelsey of Civic Analytics led the CEDS 101 Workshop.  Workshop resources included: Sonoma-Mendocino CEDS Call for Projects Public Notice (PDF) Sonoma-Mendocino CEDS Public Workshop Agenda (PDF) CEDS 101 from nado-web Sonoma-Mendocino ...

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  • Regional Wealth Creation Case Studies

    Posted on: October 6th, 2016 by Carrie Kissel

    These case studies feature three regions building multiple forms of wealth, rooting economies in place with local ownership and control of assets, and intentionally including people at the margins of the economy as beneficiaries of economic development work.

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  • Regional Rural Transportation Planning: State Models for Local Consultation, Regional Coordination, and Regional Transportation Planning Organizations

    Posted on: August 1st, 2016 by Carrie Kissel

    This new report presents information on the structures, membership, tasks, and funding for regional organizations conducting rural transportation planning work in about 30 states.

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