At the April TCRPC Commission meeting, Frank Knott presented an economic development strategy for the region. A video of the commission meeting is now available for those of you who missed the meeting or would simply like to hear the presentation again. Please refer to the Brilliant Bright Community page for viewing.
This month's issue of InterBusiness Issues features an article written by TCRPC chairman, Mike Phelan. Phelan describes the role of TCRPC, as well as the efforts taken by Frank Knott, an outside economic development expert hired by TCRPC, to foster economic development in our region. The full article can be found here:
Tri-County Regional Planning Commission and the City of Peoria are hosting a public meeting to present initial findings and gather public input on the Implementation Plan for the redevelopment of the Warehouse District. (The Warehouse District is generally bounded by Jefferson, Harrison, the Illinois River, and Persimmon in the City of Peoria.) The meeting will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at The Rally Point, 320 Liberty Street, Peoria. The public is invited to attend.Read More
The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission is seeking RFQ's from qualified rail engineering/planning firms to help complete work on a FTA Alternatives Analysis project. Please see the attached RFQ for more information.
To view the Amtrak study referred to in the RFQ please click here.
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Last Thursday, Frank Knott, the outside economic development expert recently hired by TCRPC, presented his findings to the Tri-County board of commissioners. According to Mr. Knott, the biggest issue our region faces is a lack of trust among economic stakeholders. Furthermore, the region is rated weak or below average in 8 of 10 best practices of economic development. For more information, please refer to the full news articles listed below.
The Division of Public and Intermodal Transportation (DPIT) has announced a call for projects for Section 5309 Veterans Transportation and Community Living Initiatives (VTCLI) II Grant.
The goal of VTCLI is to 1) increase the availability of community transportation resources for
Veterans and those with disabilities; 2) create partnerships between transportation providers, Veterans, and military communities; and 3) increase involvement of Veterans and military communities in local coordinated Human Services Transportation Plan (HSTP) processes.
For more information, please click here.Read More
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