Transportation

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

  • 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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  • USDOT Holds Webinar on TMA Designations

    Posted on: February 5th, 2014 by Carrie Kissel

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently held the webinar “Transportation Planning Implications of Transportation Management Area (TMA) Designations (http://links NULL.govdelivery NULL.com:80/track?type=click&enid=ZWFzPTEmbWFpbGluZ2lkPTIwMTQwMjA0LjI4MzkwMjgxJm1lc3NhZ2VpZD1NREItUFJELUJVTC0yMDE0MDIwNC4yODM5MDI4MSZkYXRhYmFzZWlkPTEwMDEmc2VyaWFsPTE2ODY5OTQyJmVtYWlsaWQ9Y2tpc3NlbEBuYWRvLm9yZyZ1c2VyaWQ9Y2tpc3NlbEBuYWRvLm9yZyZmbD0mZXh0cmE9TXVsdGl2YXJpYXRlSWQ9JiYm&&&100&&&https://connectdot NULL.connectsolutions NULL.com/p4fwkf1iudi/?launcher=false&fcsContent=true&pbMode=normal).” This event described the transportation planning activities required...

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  • Upcoming Webinar (2/5) – “Meet Me Downtown”: Case Studies in Small Town Economic Development

    Posted on: January 9th, 2014 by Brett Schwartz

    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 with activity as residents find their way back downtown,...

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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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  • NADO Joins Letter to USDOT on Transit Representation on MPO Boards

    Posted on: October 2nd, 2013 by NADO Admin

    NADO recently signed a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx along with the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) and the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) on the issue of public transit provider representation on Metropolitan...

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  • Using GIS to Improve Decision Making and Project Tracking in North Carolina

    Posted on: September 27th, 2013 by Carrie Kissel

    On April 25, 2013, the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Research Foundation held the Rural Planning Organizations (RPO) America Peer Symposium in Greenville, SC.  This event was sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and was held in conjunction...

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  • 2010 – 2013 RPO America Peer Symposium Proceedings

    Posted on: September 27th, 2013 by Carrie Kissel

    With support from the Federal Highway Administration, the NADO Research Foundation held a special session during the 2010 – 2013 National Rural Transportation Peer Learning Conferences to showcase the efforts of rural and small metropolitan regional transportation planning organizations and partners.

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  • NADO Transportation Webinar: Strategic Prioritization in North Carolina

    Posted on: September 12th, 2013 by Carrie Kissel

    Join the NADO Research Foundation for an important webinar addressing performance management on Wednesday, October 30, 2 – 3:15 p.m. Eastern.  Register online for free here (https://www2 NULL.gotomeeting NULL.com/register/870151786).  AICP CM credits may be available. The North Carolina Department of...

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  • 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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  • Rural Mobility Planning for Everyone in Florida

    Posted on: August 20th, 2013 by Agnieta Sharpe

    On April 25, 2013, the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Research Foundation held the Rural Planning Organizations (RPO) America Peer Symposium in Greenville, SC.  This event was sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and was held in conjunction...

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