Age-friendly cities initiative kicks off
Local communities are beginning to focus attention on how to meet the needs of a growing older adult population. On Feb.11, representatives from four first-ring suburbs met to kick off an initiative that will help cities evaluate their policies and take action to meet this growing demographic change. At the meeting, local officials reviewed a draft checklist of action steps that will help cities gain recognition as “Communities for All Ages.” Read about the kick off and initiative»
Transportation Call for Projects is open
MARC is soliciting project proposals for federal fiscal years 2014–2018 for three Federal Highway Administration funding programs: Surface Transportation Program (STP), Congestion Mitigation Air Quality Program (CMAQ) and Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP).
The application deadline is 4 p.m. on Friday, March 21. Visit the online application»
Facing the future
2014 fiscal outlook for the public sector
This April 3 forum focuses on the 2014 fiscal outlook for public sector agencies. Our speaker will be joined by a panel of local economists and government and nonprofit executives who will share their insights on the most important economic and fiscal decisions facing public sector leaders today. Register now»