Early this week, the Northwest Commission in Oil City was awarded the 2023 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award from the National Association of Development Organization (NADO) for their project ‘Environmental Impacts of Long Range Transportation Planning in Northwest Pennsylvania.’ They will receive national recognition this September.
The full press release from the Northwest Commission is available below.
Washington, DC, [August 2, 2023] – The Northwest Commission in Oil City has been awarded a 2023 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for their Environmental Impacts of Long Range Transportation Planning in Northwest Pennsylvania project.
NADO is a Washington, DC-based association that promotes programs and policies to strengthen local governments, communities, and economies through regional cooperation, program delivery, and comprehensive strategies. The Excellence in Regional Transportation Awards showcase organizations for noteworthy projects and practices in rural and small metropolitan transportation planning, program delivery, and special initiatives. Award winners will receive national recognition during the 2023 National Summit on Rural Road Safety in Oklahoma City, OK September 12-14. NADO, along with the National Center on Rural Road Safety, is hosting this year’s summit.
“The Excellence in Regional Transportation Awards program showcases effective and creative transportation initiatives that improve accessibility, mobility, safety, and quality of life in regions around the United States,” shared current NADO President and Northern Arizona Council of Governments Executive Director Chris Fetzer. “Programs and projects like Environmental Impacts of Long Range Transportation Planning in Northwest Pennsylvania foster community and economic connections and promote effective transportation networks.”
For more information about the award-winning project, contact Travis Siegel, Regional Planning Manager at (814)677-4800 x123