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Category: Resilience

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 website.

The page includes examples of RDOs’ work, as well as resources on data, engagement, economic development, planning, transportation, and resources to shape policy and program design. It will be updated over time with more information.

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,

Resilience and Transportation Planning

The Federal Highway Administration has released a new resource called Resilience in Transportation Planning, highlighting opportunities within the planning process to consider vulnerability of the

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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