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Posts filed under "economic development"
Read descriptions of the 16 winners from 8 states honored in this year's program.
Over the last 30 years, South Carolina has developed a flourishing, globally competitive automotive and ground transportation cluster which is a major engine of economic growth in the state.
NADO released new reports recently, one on Aligning Strategies to Maximize Impact, another on the impacts of Greek Yogurt on rural New York.
The report provides an overview of possible effects of Panama Canal expansion on the U.S., as well as efforts of some coastal ports and inland regions to capitalize on potential economic opportunities.
This guide focuses on creative problem solving, building state/local partnerships, and understanding unique economic development opportunities.
Learn about initiatives in Alabama, Oregon, and Vermont that connect people to the regional economy.
RAND recently released a report reviewing economic impact literature and doing a statistical analysis on economic indicators.
USDA's Economic Research Service has released a new tool to access data on people, jobs, and agriculture in rural and small-town America.
TRB has developed a web-based database of case studies that show the economic impacts of already-built projects as a comparative tool for planners.
The NADO Research Foundation is collecting information on regional transportation planning practices under contract to FHWA. Please share information about your programs.
A new NADO Research Foundation report describes the role of regional development organizations in supporting regional farmers, processors and distributors.