NARC Summary of President’s FY2015 Budget Request

NARC has completed its summary of the President’s fiscal year (FY) 2015 budget request, which highlights core priorities for regions. In other budget news, appropriators in both Chambers of Congress have set their timetable for the FY15 appropriations process to be enacted before the start of the new fiscal year on October 1. Markups are […]

Help NARC Create an Effective Green Infrastructure Framework

Today, NARC announced that it is working with Virginia Tech University’s Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability (CLiGS) to create a framework and tool set that can help regional planning organizations encourage and guide municipalities to develop and implement effective green infrastructure plans that incorporate ecosystem services provided by urban tree canopies. NARC and CLiGS […]

Solar Energy Solutions for Transportation Webinar

Solar Energy Solutions for Transportation: Improving Air Quality & Saving Fuel with Idle Reduction Technology March 25, 2:00-3:00 PM ET The average heavy-duty truck uses up to 2,500 gallons of fuel per year idling its engine to run auxiliary equipment. Fuel consumed for idling drives up transportation costs and produces thousands of pounds of greenhouse […]

Statement from NARC President Penelope A. Gross

On behalf of the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC), the Honorable Penelope A. Gross, NARC President and Supervisor of Fairfax County, VA, released the following statement in response to the transportation-related proposals released yesterday by President Obama and the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee Chairman David Camp (R-MI) respectively. “We greatly […]

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