News & Announcements

  • Smart Location Database | Smart Growth | US EPA

    Posted on: September 12th, 2013 by Carrie Kissel

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Sustainable Communities has released the Smart Location Database (http://www NULL.epa NULL.gov/smartgrowth/smartlocationdatabase NULL.htm) as a resource to analyze location efficiency and the built environment. It includes over 90 variables characterizing the built environment, transit...

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  • New Rural Transportation Newsletter Issue Published

    Posted on: August 15th, 2013 by Carrie Kissel

    The NADO Research Foundation has released the latest issue of the bi-monthly Rural Transportation Newsletter (http://myemail NULL.constantcontact NULL.com/Rural-Transportation-News--TOMORROW-Performance-Measurement-Webinar--Case-Studies--and-More NULL.html?soid=1011169585502&aid=KtnVHpaGWeY).  Featured articles in this issue included updates on recent NADO Research Foundation activities, such as new case studies (http://www NULL.ruraltransportation NULL.org/pages/page...

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  • NADO and RPO America Represented at National Transportation Events

    Posted on: August 8th, 2013 by Carrie Kissel

    NADO and RPO America’s members and staff represented the association at several national-level transportation events in recent weeks.  RPO America Chair Amy Kessler, Planning and Community Development Director for the North Central Regional Planning and Development Commission, participated as a...

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  • 2013 Excellence in Regional Transportation Awards

    Posted on: May 2nd, 2013 by Carrie Kissel

    Sixteen projects from 8 states have been recognized for their approaches to regional transportation planning and program implementation.

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  • NADO Announces 2013 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award Winners

    Posted on: March 26th, 2013 by Carrie Kissel

    The NADO Research Foundation and RPO America have announced the 2013 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award-winning projects. This is the seventh year that the program has honored projects for their innovation, effectiveness, and impact on communities throughout the nation. The...

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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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  • Submit Your Projects: NADO’s Excellence in Regional Transportation Awards

    Posted on: February 6th, 2013 by Carrie Kissel

    The NADO Research Foundation and RPO America have opened the annual call for applications for the Excellence in Regional Transportation Awards.  Submit information about your initiatives in the online application (https://s NULL.zoomerang NULL.com/s/Excellence2013) until March 1. This awards program recognizes...

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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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  • NADO Participates in Transportation Research Board Conference

    Posted on: January 17th, 2013 by Carrie Kissel

    On January 13 – 17, NADO Associate Director Carrie Kissel participated in the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (http://www NULL.trb NULL.org/AnnualMeeting2013/AnnualMeeting2013 NULL.aspx).  The conference attracted over 11,000 individuals to Washington, DC for information and networking on a...

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