MORPC seeks new round of Technical Assistance applications

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission’s (MORPC’s) insight2050 Technical Assistance Program (TA Program) will seek applications for its second round beginning July 1. The TA Program provides MORPC staff assistance to MORPC members within the boundaries of the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for sustainable transportation and community development plans related to the findings of insight2050 Scenario [...]

Academy + Technical Assistance Program can add up to funding opportunities

Twenty-six engineers, elected and appointed officials, and advocates are immersed in the changing mobility landscape through the insight2050 Spring 2019 Academy. They’re learning the role of electric scooters in the transportation system, how to design complete streets, and what “curbside management” will mean as ride-hailing and autonomous shuttles become more common and private car ownership [...]

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Announces Free Technical Assistance Workshops

If your community would like tools to help achieve your desired development goals, improve quality of life, and become more economically and environmentally sustainable, consider submitting a letter of interest to the Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Program led by EPA. Since 2011, the Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Program has provided “quick, targeted technical [...]

September 26th, 2016|Grant Opportunities|

Smart Growth America Announces Free Technical Assistance Workshops

If your community is interested in a “smart growth” approach to planning and development, consider applying for a free technical assistance workshop sponsored by Smart Growth America. Each year, Smart Growth America makes available a limited number of free workshops “designed for local elected officials and public sector employees, and can cover topics such as [...]

September 13th, 2016|Grant Opportunities, Workshops|

Communities: Apply for Free Technical Assistance From Smart Growth America

Each year, Smart Growth America makes a limited number of technical assistance workshops available to interested communities for zero cost. This competitive award gives communities a chance to understand the technical aspects of smart growth development through a one- or two-day workshop. Communities can apply for one of 12 workshop types, including: Implementing smart [...]

September 30th, 2015|Grant Opportunities, Workshops|

Step It Up!

On September 9, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy issued a Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities. The campaign, called Step It Up!, cites multiple research studies, books, and websites that make a strong, if familiar, case for the importance of physical activity in people of all ages. But before you grab your [...]

September 14th, 2015|Grant Opportunities, Walkability|