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.
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.
On April 21, 2017, the NADO Research Foundation held the free webinar Access vs. Isolation: Preserving Rail Connectivity. As regional economies change over time, the
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.
This new report presents information on the structures, membership, tasks, and funding for regional organizations conducting rural transportation planning work in about 30 states.
Planning for Transportation Together: Collaborating to Address Transportation and Economic Resilience
Across the nation, state agencies and regional planning and development organizations are working together and with other partners to create jobs, improve access to employment, education, and essential services, and to advance quality of life in communities and regions.
This page catalogues the NADO Research Foundation’s reports and studies on the topic of transportation planning from the years 2005 to 2015. 2014 – Moving
This page catalogues the NADO Research Foundation’s reports and studies on the topic of transportation and economic development from the years 2005 to 2015. 2013
Metropolitan and rural America are highly connected and interdependent. To succeed, metropolitan America needs a healthy and sustainable rural economy and culture, and in turn rural America needs vibrant, well-functioning cities and suburbs to thrive and flourish.