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Counties on Track: Strategies for Freight-Oriented Economic Development

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    Counties on Track: Strategies for Freight-Oriented Economic Development

     

     

     

    This report describes how freight transportation investments can fuel local and regional economic development. By exploring how counties in diverse parts of the country are partnering with public and private sector actors, it reveals the county’s role in promoting “freight-oriented development” to create jobs and improve goods movement. Further, the cases described here illustrate how counties serve as key connectors to boost local businesses and attract new growth, based on connectivity and place-based assets.

    This report describes how freight transportation investments can fuel local and regional economic development. By exploring how counties in diverse parts of the country are partnering with public and private sector actors, it reveals the county’s role in promoting “freight-oriented development” to create jobs and improve goods movement.
    2017-02-20
    Reports & Toolkits
    2018-07-30

 

 

 

This report describes how freight transportation investments can fuel local and regional economic development. By exploring how counties in diverse parts of the country are partnering with public and private sector actors, it reveals the county’s role in promoting “freight-oriented development” to create jobs and improve goods movement. Further, the cases described here illustrate how counties serve as key connectors to boost local businesses and attract new growth, based on connectivity and place-based assets.

About Jack Morgan (Full Bio)

Senior Program Manager – Resilient Economies and Communities

Jack is the senior program manager for Resilient Economies and Communities in NACo's Counties Futures Lab. He handles community and economic development, resilience, energy and transportation grants and programs. Jack also serves as the NACo staff liaison to the National Association of County Planners (NACP).

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