Articles by: Carrie Kissel

  • Integrating Economic Resilience in Performance-based Transportation Planning

    Posted on: February 2nd, 2018 by Carrie Kissel

    Using information from dozens of regional planning and development organizations and their partners, the report suggests a framework for considering economic resilience and the input of economic development stakeholders throughout a performance-based planning process.

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  • 2017 Regional Transportation Peer Exchange Summary

    Posted on: November 20th, 2017 by Carrie Kissel

    The summary documents discussion themes such as evolving RTPO planning with new practices and recent successful developments; connecting transportation planning and economic resilience; opportunities and concerns from transformative innovation; and more.

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  • NADO Staff Participate in Arizona Rural Transportation Summit

    Posted on: October 25th, 2017 by Carrie Kissel

    On October 18 – 20, NADO Executive Director Joe McKinney and Associate Director Carrie Kissel participated in the Arizona Rural Transportation Summit (https://www NULL.azrts in Prescott, Arizona. The summit was hosted by the Northern Arizona Council of Governments and...

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  • 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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