U.S. Census Bureau Releases New ACS Statistics

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U.S. Census Bureau Releases New ACS Statistics

The U.S. Census Bureau has released new American Community Survey (ACS) estimates for detailed race, Hispanic Origin, ancestry, and tribal populations. These statistics provide the greatest level of statistical information for detailed populations. Two resources included in this release are the Selected Population Tables, which provide estimates for 416 race, Hispanic Origin, ancestry, and tribal population…

Iowa Data Bike

Iowa Data Bike is a proof-of-concept initiative by the Des Moines Area MPO in partnership with the Iowa Department of Public Health and Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation. Using an app that senses the roughness of pavement, Data Bike will generate data scoring the condition of trails, as well as collect 360-degree imagery of the trails…

Member Alert! Tell the House Appropriations Committee to Restore Cuts to OAA and WIOA Programs, and LIHEAP

Last week the House Labor-Health and Human Services (HHS) Appropriations Subcommittee, which determines funding for a range of programs important to regional councils, adopted a fiscal year 2018 appropriations bill that would make significant cuts in funding to programs established under the Older Americans Act (OAA) and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) as…

Impact of Future Technology in Miami-Dade TPO’s 2045 LRTP Study

The Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization commissioned a study to examine existing and future technologies that will impact their 2045 long-range transportation plan and provide recommendations for incorporating technology. The report went through each time period until 2045 and predicted developments on a variety of topics. The report suggested that the TPO should update its travel…

Member Blog: Let’s Not Get Run Over by Major Transportation Trends

In this blog post, Lyle Wray, executive director of the Capitol Region Council of Governments in Hartford, CT, explores community impacts of ride-sharing and solutions for working with disruptive technologies such as shared rides, electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and connected vehicles. Wray suggests developing a framework for measuring impacts, forecasting, and tracking results of pilots…

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