New Community Growth Profiles Available

The Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) and the Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC) are pleased to announce that new Community Growth Profiles (Profiles) are available for 56 cities and towns in the four-county Capital District region. The new Profiles examine twenty years of growth by community and are a valuable tool for planners, educators,… Read more »

CDRPC Grant Funding Workshop: Recap

More than 100 people joined us for our first Grant Funding Workshop at HVCC on April 12.  We covered a broad range of topics about grant funding for local municipalities and non-profits.  Our presenters included representatives from 14 different state and regional agencies.  Our presenters provided detailed information on 20 different funding programs!  If you need a… Read more »

Join Global New York for an Export Finance Roundtable

Global New York will hold an Export Finance Roundtable on May 8, 2017 from 11:00am-1:00pm at The Desmond Hotel. Speakers will discuss such topics as credit underwriter insurance, how your local lender can support your growing business and how your company can utilize state and federal loans and grants to market and sell overseas. To… Read more »

New from Capital District Data- Economic impact of regional agriculture; winter storms relieve drought

The Spring 2017 issue of Capital District Data is now available from the Capital District Regional Planning Commission. This issue tackles topics related to the Regional economic impact of agriculture, and updates readers on drought conditions. Agriculture and its regional economic impact Working with Capital Roots’ Greater Capital Region Food System Assessment program, CDRPC has… Read more »

Regional population growth continues, but pace slows

According to data from the US Census Bureau, the central Capital Region’s slight population growth has been slowing in recent years. From 2011 through 2013, the central Capital Region (Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties) averaged a year-to-year growth rate of 0.34%, or 2,854 people per year. Since 2014, however, the population growth has slowed,… Read more »