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TRB Annual Meeting

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The Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting will cover all transportation issues, with more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 750 sessions. A number of sessions and workshops will focus on the meeting’s spotlight theme, Transportation Innovation: Leading the Way in an Era of Rapid Change. The meeting is expected to attract more than 12,500 transportation professionals from around the world. January 8-12 in Washington, D.C. Register now... Read more

National Conservation Innovation Grants

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Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) are competitive grants that stimulate the development and adoption of innovative approaches and technologies for conservation on agricultural lands. Through CIG, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) partners with public and private entities to accelerate technology transfer and adopt promising technologies. Applications due January 9, 2017. Learn more and apply... Read more

Capital Ideas II: Raising Money for Transportation Through Innovative State Legislation

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Transportation for America and the Sacramento Area Council of Governments invite you to the second Capital Ideas conference. This conference will offer a detailed, interactive curriculum of best practices, campaign tactics, innovative policies and peer-to-peer collaboration to help your initiative succeed — whether you are just beginning a funding campaign, fighting to advance smart policy changes, or defending a key legislative win. Learn more... Read more

USDA Announces $26 Million Investment to Spur Agricultural Innovation

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest $26.6 million into 45 projects that will spur innovative conservation initiatives on both rural and urban farms across the country. Public and private grantees will provide matching investments, bringing the total value of support to $59 million. The investment is made through USDA’s Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program, which fosters innovation in conservation tools and strategies to improve things like on-farm energy and fertilizer use as well as market-based strategies to improve water... Read more

EcoDistricts Summit

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Through an experiential program designed to inspire, inform and activate, the EcoDistricts Summit 2016 seeks to drive meaningful, sustainable impact in cities worldwide from the neighborhood, up. Join the summit for inspiring plenaries, mobile tours, hands-on studios, the Urban Block Party and collaborative networking experiences to discover how cities worldwide are leveraging the power of the neighborhood- and district scale to build the vibrant cities of tomorrow. Learn more and register... Read more

Capital Ideas II: Raising Money for Transportation Through Innovative State Legislation, Nov. 16-17

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Transportation for America and the Sacramento Area Council of Governments invite you to the second Capital Ideas conference. This conference will offer a detailed, interactive curriculum of best practices, campaign tactics, innovative policies and peer-to-peer collaboration to help your initiative succeed — whether you are just beginning a funding campaign, fighting to advance smart policy changes, or defending a key legislative win. November 16-17 in Sacramento, California. Learn more... Read more

On the Horizon: State of Transportation Planning 2016

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​This report from the Transportation Planning Division of the American Planning Association features sections on multimodal transportation, environment, freight and mobility, transit and rail, and more. Through overviews, case studies and policy recommendations it provides informative insights into transportation innovations across the nation. Read more... Read more
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