Members In the News
NARC Board Member, National League of Cities President, and Mayor of Avondale, AZ, The Honorable Marie Lopez Rogers published an editorial highlighting the responsibilities and challenges local governments face in dealing with immigration issues. Promoting a call to action in Washington, Lopez Rogers stated, “As city leaders, we have no control over the regulation of [...]
As part of the Go to 2040 regional plan for prosperity, CMAP has launched an online resource and short documentary aimed at educating local elected officials, planners and economic development practitioners on the importance of promoting and supporting local agriculture. The site is available HERE. The Chicago Egotist also blogged about CMAP’s efforts.
Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) highlighted the Mid-America Regional Council’s (MARC) work on the DOE SunShot Initiative’s Rooftop Solar Challenge. In August, MARC held a discussion forum to present their Solar Best Management Practices to local stakeholders. MARC began developing measures to clear a path for the rapid expansion of solar energy in [...]
By train, bus, bike, new transportation options for Miami’s urban core BY ANDRES VIGLUCCI aviglucci@MiamiHerald.com CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF Ana Gutierrez, 24, refreshes her makeup as she and her friends, Cristina Hernandez, 23, left, and Raquel Jimenez, 24, use the trolley to travel to the Urbano Hotel for a graduation ceremony. The Brickell-Biscayne [...]
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the award winners of the fourth round of discretionary Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program grants today. U.S. DOT announced a total of $500 million was awarded to 47 transportation projects in 34 states and the District of Columbia, with more than $120 million awarded to projects in rural [...]
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