Articles by: Kathy Nothstine

  • Upcoming Webinar: TIGER Grants and Rural America, Part II

    Posted on: August 29th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    The U.S. Department of Transportation recently announced a new grant opportunity (http://www NULL.dot NULL.gov/affairs/2011/dot7611 NULL.html) for rural communities across the country. The Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program is a great opportunity for rural communities to leverage federal...

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  • NADO Webinar: Land-Based Sustainable Development Strategies in Western North Carolina

    Posted on: August 1st, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    June 21, 2011; 2:00 – 3:00 pm (EDT) The NADO Research Foundation is sponsoring a two-part webinar series exploring how regional development organizations are incorporating sustainability principles into their regional planning processes. The first webinar, “Land-Based Sustainable Development Strategies in...

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  • Congratulations to the 2011 NADO Award Winners

    Posted on: July 13th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the NADO Innovation Award and the Excellence in Regional Transportation Award! Click here for the list of Innovation Award winners (PDF) Click here for the project descriptions and contact information of the Innovation Award ...

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  • Rural-Urban Connections in the Sacramento Region

    Posted on: July 12th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    To view a recording of the webinar, click here. (http://www NULL.ruraltransportation NULL.org/uploads/sacog NULL.wmv) On Tuesday, July 12, NADO Research Foundation sponsored “Rural-Urban Connections in the Sacramento Region,” a webinar exploring how the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) is addressing...

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  • Land-Based Sustainable Development Strategies in Western North Carolina

    Posted on: June 21st, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    The NADO Research Foundation is sponsoring a two-part webinar series exploring how regional development organizations are incorporating sustainability principles into their regional planning processes. The first webinar of the series, “Land-Based Sustainable Development Strategies in Western North Carolina”, was held...

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  • Funding Available: USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program

    Posted on: June 9th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    The USDA’s 2011 Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) has been announced.  This program is designed to promote the domestic consumption of agricultural commodities by expanding direct producer-to-consumer marketing opportunities.  Approximately $10 million in competitive grant funds are available, in grant...

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  • NADO Two-Part Webinar Series: Regional Sustainable Development

    Posted on: June 1st, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    The NADO Research Foundation is sponsoring a two-part webinar series exploring how regional development organizations are incorporating sustainability principles into their regional planning processes. The first webinar, “Land-Based Sustainable Development Strategies in Western North Carolina”, will be held on Tuesday,...

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  • NADO Webinar: Rural-Urban Connections in the Sacramento Region

    Posted on: June 1st, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    July 12, 2011; 2:00 – 3:30 pm (EST) The NADO Research Foundation is sponsoring a two-part webinar series exploring how regional development organizations are incorporating sustainability principles into their regional planning processes.  The second webinar, “Rural-Urban Connections in the Sacramento...

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  • Transportation Resources

    Posted on: June 1st, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    RuralTransportation.org (http://ruraltransportation NULL.org/pages/page NULL.asp?page_id=59033) is NADO’s portal for all information related to rural and regional transportation research and planning practice.  To find additional resources within NADO.org related to transportation, start here....

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  • New Report on Rural Transportation, Economic Development and Quality of Life

    Posted on: May 24th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    The Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) has released a new policy brief, Rethinking Federal Investments in Rural Transportation: Rural Considerations Regarding Reauthorization of the Surface Transportation Act (http://www NULL.rupri NULL.org/Forms/RUPRI_Transportation_April2011 NULL.pdf) (PDF), which shows that America’s rural areas, small towns,...

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