The Rural Transportation Blog provides regular updates on resources and news related to rural and small metropolitan transportation planning, programming and service delivery.
Posts filed under "RPO practices"
Carrie Kissel, staff for NADO's transportation programs, spoke about rural planning at the Transportation Research Board's Annual Meeting.
Guest post by RPO Planner Matt Buchanan on Road Safety Audits conducted by three RPOs in Northwest Missouri.
With support from FHWA, the NADO Research Foundation released Transportation Project Prioritization and Performance-based Planning Efforts in Rural and Small Metropolitan Regions this fall.
Learn about initiatives in Alabama, Oregon, and Vermont that connect people to the regional economy.
The NADO Research Foundation is collecting information on regional transportation planning practices under contract to FHWA. Please share information about your programs.
Hans Rosling is a global health and poverty researcher, but his approach to statistics might be useful for planners to borrow from.
The Government Accountability Office report covers statewide transportation planning, including the role and attitudes of RPOs.
The law allows for the creation of 12 tax districts based on regional commission boundaries. If approved by voters, each region could levy a sales tax for transportation projects.
The center enhances regional transportation services, which are especially important for the mobility of older adults, people with disabilities and low-income populations.
Make reservations by Oct 1 for the 2010 National Rural Transportation Peer Learning Conference, Oct 20 – 22 in St. Louis.
A group of RPO and MPO planners from across the nation visited 3 PA regional planning and development organizations to learn about ongoing initiatives.
Learn about RPO structure and function and rural planning practices from the 2009 Four Corners Rural Transportation Forum.
Missed the webinar? You can still learn how rural and metro planning organizations are forming effective partnerships.
Learn about case studies where rural and metro planning organizations are forming effective partnerships in this free webinar.
A customizable PowerPoint on rural local official consultation and a web version of the Metropolitan and Rural Transportation Planning guidebook are two of the resources recently updated.
Collections of freight resources and livability and integrated planning resources have been added to the Rural Transportation.org Resource Library.
Congratulations to the 17 projects selected to receive a 2009 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award.
NADO's new report gives an overview of RPO characteristics, funding levels and planning initiatives.
Get research and conference updates, plus learn about regional vanpool programs, Oregon's ACTs, and recent transportation news and resources.
In August 2008, New Mexico's COGs, state DOT, New Mexico First and others hosted a statewide Town Hall meeting on sustainable funding, attracting more than 150 people from 20 counties.