Transportation

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

  • Upcoming NADO Research Foundation and Tennessee Regions’ Roundtable Webinar to Cover Best Practices in Community and Economic Development

    Posted on: March 28th, 2014 by Brett Schwartz

    The Tennessee Regions’ Roundtable Network (http://www NULL.tnregionsroundtable NULL.org/), with support from the NADO Research Foundation, has recently released a new publication, “Navigating our Future:  Best Practices Case Studies from the Tennessee Regions’ Roundtable Network.”  Join us for a webinar...

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  • Register now for 2014 International Transportation and Economic Development Conference

    Posted on: March 25th, 2014 by Carrie Kissel

    2014 International Transportation and Economic Development (I-TED) Conference, April 9-11, Dallas, Texas Hotel Room Block Expires March 27, 2014: REGISTER TODAY! http://tti.tamu.edu/conferences/ited2014/ (http://tti NULL.tamu NULL.edu/conferences/ited2014/) The Transportation Research Board, TRB’s Committee on Transportation and Economic Development, and the Texas A&M...

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  • FHWA Publishes Safety Performance Measurement Proposed Rule, Holds Webinar

    Posted on: March 20th, 2014 by Carrie Kissel

    On March 11, 2014, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) published the Safety Performance Measurement Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (https://www NULL.federalregister NULL.gov/articles/2014/03/11/2014-05152/national-performance-management-measures-highway-safety-improvement-program) (NPRM) in the Federal Register.  The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act...

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  • Navigating Our Future: Best Practices Case Studies from the Tennessee Regions’ Roundtable Network

    Posted on: February 19th, 2014 by Brett Schwartz

    This new publication from the Tennessee Regions’ Roundtable, sponsored by the NADO Research Foundation, highlights innovative community and economic development projects being implemented throughout Tennessee.

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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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  • 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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