Browse by Tag: Planning

  • East Central Iowa: On-the-Ground Assistance and Business Loans Support Recovery and Economic Competitiveness

    Posted on: November 7th, 2013 by Megan McConville

    This case study is part of a series produced by the NADO Research Foundation exploring how regional development organizations[1] have used 2008 disaster recovery funds from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to address the impacts of natural disasters, become...

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  • Southwest Arkansas: Promoting Disaster Resilience and Recovery through Better Data

    Posted on: October 2nd, 2013 by Megan McConville

    This case study is part of a series produced by the NADO Research Foundation exploring how regional development organizations[1] have used 2008 disaster recovery funds from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to address the impacts of natural disasters, become...

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  • Triple Bottom Line Tool Webinar Now Available for Download

    Posted on: May 15th, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    The Triple Bottom Line (http://www NULL.tbltool NULL.org/) tool is designed to help optimize the impact of economic development investments on economic vitality, natural resource stewardship, and community well-being. It is designed to serve investors, economic development professionals, and decision-makers in...

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  • Youth With a Voice: Engaging Young People in Rural and Small Town Community Development

    Posted on: March 4th, 2013 by Brett Schwartz

    Introduction In 1970, economist Albert O. Hirschman published Exit, Voice, and Loyalty:  Responses to Decline in Firms, Organizations, and States (http://books NULL.google NULL.com/books?id=vYO6sDvjvcgC&printsec=frontcover&dq=exit+voice+loyalty&hl=en&sa=X&ei=JJwnUeHeJaPx0wHt6YHYCQ&ved=0CDgQ6AEwAA).  In it, Hirschman outlines what he sees as three options available to individuals ensnared in a negative...

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  • EDA Denver Regional Workshop

    Posted on: June 15th, 2012 by Carrie Kissel

    On June 8, 2012, the EDA Denver Regional Office held a workshop for EDDs in Park City, Utah.  During the meeting, the presentation below offered information on the federal context in which EDDs are working, CEDS best practices, EDD innovations,...

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  • APA Seeks Applications for Community Planning Assistance

    Posted on: December 6th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    The American Planning Association is seeking applications from local communities for the Community Planning Assistance Team (CPAT) initiative.  The CPAT gives communities with limited resources an opportunity to engage, educate, and empower its citizens in order to accomplish a planning...

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  • FHWA and FTA Accepting Nominations for 2012 Transportation Planning Excellence Awards

    Posted on: October 26th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) have announced a call for nominations for the 2012 Transportation Planning Excellence Awards Program.  The bi-annual awards program honors outstanding initiatives to develop, plan and implement...

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  • NADO President Testifies on Transportation Issues

    Posted on: April 20th, 2011 by NADO Admin

    NADO President Timothy Ware urged members of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit to consider the needs and importance of small metropolitan and rural America during the reauthorization process of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient...

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