Transportation

Here you will find resources for transportation professionals. Also visit Rural Transportation.org, NADO & RPO America’s information clearinghouse for regional transportation planners.

  • 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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  • 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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  • Presentation: Southwestern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission

    Posted on: December 11th, 2012 by Brett Schwartz

    The US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities (http://portal NULL.hud NULL.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/sustainable_housing_communities) held its 2012 Sustainable Communities Grantee Convening December 3-5 in Washington, DC.  The convening brought together all the grantees from the Sustainable Communities...

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  • Vibrant Rural Communities Case Studies Series

    Posted on: December 10th, 2012 by Brett Schwartz

    The NADO Research Foundation’s Vibrant Rural Communities case studies series highlights how rural regions and small towns across the country are growing local and regional economies and creating stronger communities. This series shows how small towns can leverage a wide...

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  • On the Right Track: Guthrie, Kentucky to Showcase its Transportation History

    Posted on: December 10th, 2012 by Brett Schwartz

    The Crossroads of the South Fifty miles south of Greenville, Kentucky (previously featured here), the Pennyrile Area Development District (PADD) (http://www NULL.peadd NULL.org/Default NULL.aspx) has been a partner in another transformative small town redevelopment project in Guthrie (http://guthrieky NULL.com/). ...

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  • Video: Partnerships in Transportation, Economic Development, and Sustainable Regions and Communities

    Posted on: November 26th, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    At this NADO workshop in April 2012, David Cole delivered the opening address, offering his experiences and views on creative problem solving, building stronger state and local partnerships, and leveraging transportation investments and economic development initiatives to create stronger regions...

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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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  • NADO Represented at Rural Public and Intercity Transportation Conference

    Posted on: November 9th, 2012 by Carrie Kissel

    On Wednesday, October 17 in Salt Lake City, Utah, Mountainland Association of Governments Planning Director Shawn Seager gave the presentation “Rural Trends and Transportation Issues” at the 20th National Conference on Rural Public and Intercity Bus Transportation.  As a member...

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  • Webinar: Transit-Oriented Development That Is Transforming Communities

    Posted on: November 5th, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    (http://www NULL.sustainablecommunities NULL.gov/studies NULL.html#FC9)On Thursday, November 15, 1:00 to 2:15 Eastern, join the city of Moline, IL, the city of Cincinnati, OH, and the HUD-DOT-EPA Partnership for Sustainable Communities for a discussion of transit-oriented development (TOD) projects in each city....

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  • Update on the Transportation Alternatives Program in MAP-21

    Posted on: November 5th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    The Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) was created in the new federal transportation law, MAP-21 (P. L. 112-141), which combines three previously separate programs—Transportation Enhancements, which funded bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure and safety programs; the Recreational Trails program, and the Safe...

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