US DOT FASTLANE Transportation Infrastructure Grants – Deadline: December 15, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently announced the availability of up to $850 million in grants through the Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-term Achievement of National Efficiencies (FASTLANE) program. The FASTLANE program was established in the…

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Upcoming Webinars Related to Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Joint ITS Program Office, the Federal Highway Administration Office of Freight Management and Operations, and the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (funded by the Federal Highway Administration), have all announced upcoming webinars related to transportation. …

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OVRDC Receives NADO 2016 Innovation Award

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Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission Receives National Association of Development Organizations 2016 Innovation Award Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission based in Waverly, Ohio has received a 2016 Innovation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for the Jackson…

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September Is Safe Driving Awareness Month

September is Safe Driving Awareness Month, and the Ohio State Highway Patrol is asking motorists to commit to driving buckled, focused, and sober.  1,110 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes, last year. Although fatal crashes rose slightly in 2015,…

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National Resources & Technical Assistance for Transit-Oriented Development

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Are you working on a federally funded transit project and interested in supporting equitable development near your project’s stations? If so, consider applying for new, free help from national experts in transit-oriented development. The Transit-Oriented Development technical assistance initiative, a…

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OVRDC Receives Auditor of State Award 4th Year in a Row

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A recent financial audit of Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission (OVRDC) by the Auditor of State Dave Yost's office has returned a clean audit report for the period ending December 31, 2015.  OVRDC's excellent record keeping has earned it the…

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Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant Application

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  The second competitive round of the Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant has opened. The grant provides funding for local communities to assess and clean up contaminated abandoned gas stations. A minimum of $3.5 million will be available in this…

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