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 "sustainability"
Read descriptions of the 16 winners from 8 states honored in this year's program.
Smart growth policies are often considered by planning agencies as a strategy to reduce congestion, emissions, and other impacts on travel demand.
Learn about downtown and corridor revitalization efforts and other transportation initiatives improving local economies and quality of life.
USDOT has released two training videos, and TRB published proceedings of a conference on livability and transportation systems.
AMPO has scheduled a series of webinars on topics related to addressing climate change in transportation planning.
The HUD-DOT-EPA Partnership for Sustainable Communities and the USDA have released Supporting Sustainable Rural Communities, a report that discusses how the four agencies are collaborating to support rural communities. T
Learn about initiatives in Alabama, Oregon, and Vermont that connect people to the regional economy.
Speakers' presentations and a recording of yesterday's event have been posted to the website.
Learn about projects on rural travel demand management and small metro trail development and interpretation.
The report uses case studies to illustrate strategies to guide growth while protecting natural and working lands and preserving the rural character of existing communities.
The presentations and recording from yesterday's webinar on natural gas drilling and today's webinar on HUD's regional planning grants have been posted.
The agency will hold a webcast on July 19 on its Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grants and Community Challenge Grants.
On July 1, the two agencies held a webinar on the joint grant solicitation for livability planning initiatives.
Collections of freight resources and livability and integrated planning resources have been added to the Rural Transportation.org Resource Library.
Last month's webinar on climate change and transportation has been approved for AICP CMs, plus access a video recording and presentation slides.