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  • Mar 02

    FHWA Releases Freight Analysis Framework Update

    The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has announced a freight flow data release for the Freight Analysis Framework (FAF) version 5. A full FAF data update occurs ever (...)

  • Feb 05

    Tourism Data in Traffic Estimation

    Travel demand models usually are used in urban regions. However, this report uses tourism data to estimate traffic volume on low-volume roads in Wyoming.

  • Sep 29

    Rural/Urban Safety Data Available

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released 2018 data related to traffic fatalities in the Traffic Safety Facts brief Rural/Urban Comparison of Tr (...)

  • Aug 20

    COVID-19 Data Sources Available

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has released the data dashboard Daily Travel during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The dashboa (...)

  • Jul 16

    New RDO Resource Page on Equity

    The NADO Research Foundation has curated a series of resources related to equity and regional economic development and planning that may be useful to RDOs on our NADO.org (...)

  • Jan 17

    NADO Staff Present at Transportation Research Board Conference

    During the 2020 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, which occurred January 12 – 16 in Washington, DC, NADO Associate Director Carrie Kissel provided a present (...)

  • Nov 20

    USDOT Releases Safety Data Initiative Funding Opportunity

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Office of the Secretary of Transportation has released a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) through its Safety Data In (...)

  • Aug 28

    New Report on Small Town Evacuation Risks

    A new analysis of 30,000 towns under 40,000 population identifies risks to evacuation from overcrowded roads or a lack of route options.  From StreetLight Data, the anal (...)

  • May 09

    HUD Updates Location Affordability Index

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced the publication of Version 3 of the Location Affordability Index (LAI) dataset.  The LAI is a na (...)

  • Aug 01

    Scenario Planning Conference Announced

    Save the date for the Consortium for Scenario Planning for its annual conference taking place September 12 – 14, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. Activities include an opening r (...)