MPO Coordination Final Rule Released

Posts filed under "Slider"

MPO Coordination Final Rule Released

The MPO Coordination Final Rule was made available by USDOT today, in advance of its publication in the Federal Register. This final rule makes two major changes to the proposed rule: 1) it includes a process by which MPO(s) and State(s) may seek a waiver if they can successfully demonstrate to the Secretary why it…

NARC Resources on MPO Coordination Proposed Rule

A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform, from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will have signification implications for many MPOs across the nation. NARC has created this page to compile related resources in one place for your convenience. Please check back here frequently,…

President’s Message: Happy New Year!

Dear NARC Members and Friends: On behalf of the NARC Board of Directors, Happy New Year! NARC accomplished many things in 2013, and I anticipate that 2014 will be even better. During the past year, we developed and advocated for comprehensive policy positions in transportation, workforce, energy, older Americans, funding and finance. In the coming year, NARC will…

NARC and American University Publish Report on Federal Programs’ Regional Value and Return on Investment

In fall 2012, NARC enlisted the assistance of American University graduate students to collect and evaluate 30 years of federal budget data for six federal programs: the Workforce Investment Act, Federal Highway Administration, Economic Development Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Administration of Aging, and the Drinking Water and Clean Water State Revolving Funds. This…

NARC Releases Economic Competitiveness Planning Report

NARC Releases Economic Competitiveness Planning Report: In partnership with the McKnight Foundation, the Metropolitan Council (Minneapolis, MN) and MZ Strategies, LLC, NARC released Planning for Regional Competitiveness: For Regional Economic Partners in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul Metropolitan Area. Thirty peer regions were surveyed providing a status assessment of current regional economic competitiveness and equity planning efforts nationwide.…

Copyright © 2013 National Association of Regional Councils