Articles by: Carrie Kissel

  • Aspen Institute Releases Rural Development Research

    Posted on: November 20th, 2019 by Carrie Kissel

    The Aspen Institute Community Strategies Group (https://www NULL.aspeninstitute NULL.org/programs/community-strategies-group/) has released the new research report Rural Development Hubs: Strengthening America’s Rural Innovation Infrastructure (https://www NULL.aspeninstitute NULL.org/blog-posts/rural-development-hubs-report/).  The report is drawn from interviews with 43 rural development practitioners to address what...

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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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  • RPO America Nominating Committee Convenes

    Posted on: May 31st, 2019 by Carrie Kissel

    On May 30, the RPO America nominating committee met to nominate a slate of candidates for office.  The nominating committee will present the slate to the RPO America membership during its business meeting on June 17, occurring at the 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 (http://ruraltransportation NULL.org/excellence-awards-2/).  The awards program honors recognizes noteworthy projects and practices in rural, small metropolitan, and other regions...

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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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  • Rural Transportation Technical Assistance Reports

    Posted on: March 11th, 2019 by Carrie Kissel

    From late 2017 to early 2019, the NADO Research Foundation and project partner Small Urban, Rural, and Tribal Center on Mobility (a consortium led by the Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University) conducted technical assistance related to rural transportation...

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  • WealthWorks Evaluation Framework

    Posted on: February 19th, 2019 by Carrie Kissel

    This evaluation framework, developed by real-world practitioners, describes a series of indicators for measuring wealth creation impacts in asset-based, inclusive economic development efforts.

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  • Transportation Financing and Value Capture Webinar: 2/27

    Posted on: February 15th, 2019 by Carrie Kissel

    Do you have a transportation infrastructure project in search of a financing source?  Are you working with local partners to develop a pipeline of shovel-ready projects?  Do you need a stronger understanding of existing financing tools in order to shape ...

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  • Registration Open: Virtual Peer Exchange on Economic Development Engagement in Transportation Planning

    Posted on: June 20th, 2018 by Carrie Kissel

    Are you interested in boosting the engagement of business and economic development stakeholders in your transportation planning processes? Do you need to better understand their perspectives on transportation infrastructure? Want to pick up some tips on communication and engagement strategies...

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