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Category: Economic Development

Transportation Economic Trends

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics has released its first standalone report on transportation and the economy, called Transportation Economic Trends. The report uses several data series

Grand Strand Routing and Wayfinding Plan

The Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments developed the Grand Strand Routing and Wayfinding Plan to ease travel in the 60 mile-long urbanized area around Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, an area

Competitive Industry Clusters and Transportation in Minnesota

In January 2015, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) released the report Transportation Planning to Support Economic Development: An Exploratory Study of Competitive Industry Clusters and Transportation in Minnesota (PDF). 

Regional Approaches to Resilience: Transportation Infrastructure

In 2011, two federally declared major disasters inundated central Pennsylvania towns and destroyed roads, rails, and bridges. With budgets already stretched thin and the threat of more frequent and intense storm events in the near future, the SEDA Council of Governments has undertaken a number of efforts to build resilience throughout their regional infrastructure networks.

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