Because of the important capacity-building work Piedmont Together has done through two equity summits, PolicyLink has chosen Piedmont Together for preparation of a regional equity profile.
In tandem with Piedmont Together, the Piedmont Triad Regional Council has been working on Triad Tomorrow – a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for the Piedmont Triad region. This plan is part of a larger, statewide initiative called NC Tomorrow, designed to create a more coordinated approach to economic development in NC. The CEDS serves as the foundational economic development element for Piedmont Together.
This food systems report provides research directly impacting our focus area of health in the Piedmont Triad.
Learn the why and how of planning for the Piedmont Triad's energy future in this report by Elizabeth Jernigan of the Piedmont Triad Regional Council.
The Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Transit Study improves active transportation choices around the Wake Forest University campus through infrastructure and policy changes.
Green infrastructure is found in every community of the Piedmont Triad, but the ways in which it is serves the larger region can be very different. The redevelopment of the Triad’s urban cores and the concern regarding its loss of farmland and open spaces offers the region an opportunity to invest in all types of green infrastructure to sustain and improve the quality of life for all Triad residents. Read the full report for more details.
The US Southeast appears to be fundamentally changing due to climate change in the forms of coastal flooding, more violent thunderstorms; higher temperatures, increased drought risk; and greater winter precipitation. Compared to other regions of the nation and the world, the impacts of climate change on the Triad may less dramatically alter lifestyles and the environment from today’s “normal,” but there will be fundamental changes to the region.
The NC Department of Transportation recently adopted a comprehensive pedestrian and bicycle plan, the WalkBikeNC Plan, that addresses mobility, safety, economic development, and health and wellness.
Registration is now open for our exciting regional event! Piedmont Together is unveiling our comprehensive regional plan for North Carolina's Piedmont Triad on March 27 in downtown Greensboro. The event will be relevant to anyone concerned with the prosperity of their community, city, town or the region.
Join PlaceMatters and PolicyLink for a webinar on February 19, 2014 that focuses on long-term strategies to foster meaningful community engagement with marginalized communities.