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New Green Infrastructure Funding Sources Webpage

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Water has posted a new Green Infrastructure Funding Page that lists a number of state, federal and other programs that may fund green infrastructure projects. Green Infrastructure is the use of vegetation, soils and natural processes to slow stormwater and increase absorption into the ground.  

Growing Smarter: Capital District Data for November/December

The November/December issue of Capital District Data is now available from the Capital District Regional Planning Commission.  This is the first issue since the Census Bureau released the 5-year estimates for the 2011-15 American Community Survey. The November/December issue customarily highlights key indicators for the new ACS including median household income and educational attainment. This issue… Read more »

Census shows regional population, income growth

Census releases 2011-2015 American Community Survey Today, the US Census Bureau released the latest American Community Survey 5-year data.  The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey performed by the US Census Bureau.  It provides key information annually about the nation, down to individual communities.  The ACS helps us better track trends in population, income,… Read more »

Foreign-Trade Zone Lands at Perrone Aerospace

The Capital Region Foreign-Trade Zone adds a new site in Montgomery County; second new site for the region in the past year. Perrone Aerospace of Fultonville has been approved as a new site in the Capital Region Foreign-Trade Zone program. Last week, the Foreign-Trade Zones Board in Washington, DC approved the usage-driven site in Montgomery… Read more »

Troy on the rebound! Capital District Data for September/October

The September/October issue of Capital District Data is now available from the Capital District Regional Planning Commission and features a profile of the City of Troy. This is an exciting issue for CDRPC!  It also includes an exit interview with the Commission’s long time Executive Director Rocky Ferraro along with the launch of a new… Read more »