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  • Downtown Redevelopment Webinar Now Available for Download

    Posted on: February 5th, 2014 by Brett Schwartz

    [Click here to download the presentation slides (PDF)] Across the country, small towns are rediscovering and reclaiming their main streets and downtowns by pursuing innovative community and economic development projects.  Once abandoned sidewalks, storefronts, and plazas are now bustling...

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  • Webinar Materials: Strategic Prioritization in North Carolina

    Posted on: October 31st, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    The NADO Research Foundation held a free webinar “Strategic Prioritization in North Carolina” on Wednesday, October 30, 2 – 3:30 p.m. EST,  which addressed North Carolina’s experiences developing a data-driven transportation project prioritization process.  Attendees also heard an update from...

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  • FTA Opens Dialogue on Transit Representation on MPO Boards

    Posted on: March 4th, 2013 by NADO Admin

    The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is inviting participation in a National Online Dialogue (http://links NULL.govdelivery NULL.com:80/track?type=click&enid=ZWFzPTEmbWFpbGluZ2lkPTIwMTMwMzA0LjE2MTkwNDIxJm1lc3NhZ2VpZD1NREItUFJELUJVTC0yMDEzMDMwNC4xNjE5MDQyMSZkYXRhYmFzZWlkPTEwMDEmc2VyaWFsPTE3NDI4NTA5JmVtYWlsaWQ9Y2tpc3NlbEBuYWRvLm9yZyZ1c2VyaWQ9Y2tpc3NlbEBuYWRvLm9yZyZmbD0mZXh0cmE9TXVsdGl2YXJpYXRlSWQ9JiYm&&&100&&&http://transitmpo NULL.ideascale NULL.com/) on Transit Provider Representation in Metropolitan Planning Organizations. The new Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) law sets forth...

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  • Future Transportation Funding Options Studied

    Posted on: February 11th, 2013 by Carrie Kissel

    As states across the nation are considering proposals for transportation funding within their borders, two new reports are considering vehicle-miles-traveled-based user fees as one option.  The Government Accountability Office released the report Review of the Highway Trust Fund: The Viability...

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  • Transportation for America Webinar: How to Use the 2012 Federal Transportation Bill to Strengthen Rural Economies

    Posted on: February 4th, 2013 by Carrie Kissel

    How does the new 2012 federal transportation bill affect rural communities?  Join Transportation for America on Wednesday, February 27th at 1 p.m. Eastern for an online presentation to learn how to use MAP-21 to fund rural transportation priorities and strengthen...

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  • Las Vegas, NM: A Place with a Past (and Future)

    Posted on: January 9th, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    Hollywood Meets Main Street While most Americans may not have heard of the small town of Las Vegas, New Mexico (http://www NULL.lasvegasnm NULL.gov/), many have traveled there –at least in their imaginations – while watching major Hollywood blockbusters such as...

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  • FHWA to Hold MAP-21 Freight Provisions Webinar

    Posted on: November 9th, 2012 by Carrie Kissel

    On November 28, 1 – 2:30 EST, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will hold the webinar “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) Freight Provisions” as a special session of its monthly Talking Freight series of professional development...

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  • FTA Schedules Environmental Justice Webinar

    Posted on: October 9th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    On Thursday, October 11, 1 – 3 p.m. EST, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will hold the webinar “Environmental Justice: What does it mean?”  To register for the webinar, go to: http://ftaenvironmentaljustice.eventbrite.com/ (http://ftaenvironmentaljustice NULL.eventbrite NULL.com/).  For...

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  • FHWA Issues Interim Guidance Documents for MAP-21 and Schedules Stakeholder Webinars

    Posted on: September 25th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    On September 25, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released interim guidance documents (http://www NULL.fhwa NULL.dot NULL.gov/map21/guidance/index NULL.cfm) as well as Questions and Answers (http://www NULL.fhwa NULL.dot NULL.gov/map21/qandas/index NULL.cfm) regarding implementation of the new MAP-21 transportation law. ...

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  • FTA Schedules Environmental Justice Webinar

    Posted on: September 24th, 2012 by Carrie Kissel

    On Thursday, October 11, 1 – 3 p.m. ET, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will hold the webinar “Environmental Justice: What does it mean?”  To register for the webinar, go to: http://ftaenvironmentaljustice.eventbrite.com (http://ftaenvironmentaljustice NULL.eventbrite NULL.com/).  For more information on EJ...

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