Browse by Tag: Pennsylvania

  • 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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  • Vibrant Rural Communities: Lewistown, Pennsylvania

    Posted on: August 14th, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    This case study was researched and written by Parrish Bergquist, NADO Research Foundation Graduate Fellow. In the mid-1990s, Tom Grbenick with the SEDA-Council of Governments (http://www NULL.seda-cog NULL.org/Pages/Home NULL.aspx) (SEDA-COG) received a call from a banker who wanted to discuss...

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  • Project Prioritization: Case Study: North Central Pennsylvania’s Project Prioritization Process

    Posted on: July 13th, 2012 by Carrie Kissel

    In the 2007 – 2035 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission set out to “define and develop a regional core transportation system that connects local and regional facilities with the state’s system and...

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  • Transportation Project Prioritization and Performance-based Planning Efforts in Rural and Small Metropolitan Regions

    Posted on: November 29th, 2011 by Carrie Kissel

    In September 2011, the NADO Research Foundation released the new report Transportation Project Prioritization and Performance-based Planning Efforts in Rural and Small Metropolitan Regions (PDF).  This report provides an overview of the state of the practice in non-metro regional transportation...

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  • Natural Gas Drilling

    Posted on: May 18th, 2011 by NADO Admin

    (http://www NULL.ruraltransportation NULL.org/uploads/naturalgas NULL.pdf)Natural Gas Drilling in the Marcellus Shale: Economic Opportunities and Infrastructure Challenges. This issue brief examines the natural gas drilling boom in the U.S. and associated economic opportunities and infrastructure challenges, including strains on local transportation networks...

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  • Integrating Land Use, Transportation and Economic Development in Pennsylvania

    Posted on: April 5th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    Pennsylvania initiated a statewide effort to integrate land use, transportation and economic development at the regional level through a process known as LUTED, under which the state’s regional planning and development organizations developed regional visions and strategies to identify projects...

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