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Bureau of Transportation Statistics

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) is a politically objective supplier of trusted and statistically sound baseline, contextual, and trend information used to shape transportation policy, investments, and research across the U.S. and abroad. One is able to access both national and state transportation-related statistcal data through BTS.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source
Subtopic:transportation, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:data & analysis, transportation data, information, statistics
Telephone:800-853-1351
Link:webpage

U.S. Census Bureau: The American Community Survey

The American Community Survey (ACS) collects and provides data every year to help communities plan investments and services. It provides general demographic data, information about how people commute to work, general education levels, and more.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source, information source
Subtopic:employment & workforce, assessment & evaluation, data & analysis, socio-economic & other data, housing & real estate, planning, transportation, Business & Economy, Data Collection & Analysis, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:census, assessment, data & analysis, data collection, statistics, socio-economic data, financing, education, economic data, planning, transportation, transportation data, demographics
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Link:webpage

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)

The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) is a comprehensive source of information, hosted by the U.S. Department of Engery, on state, federal, local, and utility incentives and policies that support renewable energy and energy efficiency.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source
Subtopic:energy, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:energy, renewable energy, clean energy, clean power, energy efficiency, incentives
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Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Agriculture: National Agricultural Statistics by State

The National Agricultural Statistical Service provides information on crops, plants, livestock, environmental concerns associated with agriculture, current research, and agricultural land use statistics.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source, information source
Subtopic:data & analysis, socio-economic & other data, agriculture & food systems, conservation & environment, Data Collection & Analysis, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:agriculture, data collection, farming, food systems, statistics, sustainable agriculture, economic data, environmental quality
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Link:webpage

Environmental Health Webmaps: Provided by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Use Environmental Health WebMaps to learn about the environmental health of your community or state. The application displays environmental health information from federal and state agencies through an interactive map.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:data source
Subtopic:environmental health & quality, socio-economic & other data, Issues & Opportunities, Data Collection & Analysis,
Tags:environmental health, map, mapping
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Link:webpage

Federal Resources for Sustainable Rural Communities

Provides information on funding and technical assistance opportunities available from HUD, DOT, EPA, and USDA, as well as examples of how rural communities across the country have put these programs into action.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:technical assistance, resource guide, funding resource
Subtopic:housing & real estate, transportation, conservation & environment, agriculture & food systems, rural community issues & solutions, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building,
Tags:rural community, funding, technical assistance, housing, transportation, environmental quality, agriculture, farming
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Link:webpage

Idaho Farmers Market Association: Farmers Market Manager Toolkit

This toolkit was created by the Idaho Farmers Market Association and University of Idaho Extension in direct response to what Idaho Farmers Market managers explained were the most needed areas of education and information. The toolkit provides information on advertising & outreach, recruiting vendors, rules & regulation compliance, and creating customer incentives.


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:information source, assessment tool or guide
Subtopic:agriculture & food systems, retail & grocery, entrepreneurship & small business, marketing & assistance, business assistance, surveys & analytic tools, Data Collection & Analysis, Business & Economy, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:farmers market, food systems, farm, marketing and promotion, educational support, small business support
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Link:webpage

Idaho Transportation Department: The Idaho Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Curb Ramp Program

The Idaho Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Curb Ramp Program is a state-administered program that provides funding for projects to address curb ramps on the state highway system. The goal of the program is to provide accessible facilities for pedestrians with disabilities while allowing local jurisdiction flexibility in meeting the required standards. The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is allocating $500,000 of state funds annually for this program. Applicants can qualify for up to $60,000 in state funding to construct new or alter existing curb ramps on the state highway system to meet the requirements of the ADA. Funds can only be used for construction purposes. This program provides local communities more control over the design of pedestrian facilities in their communities and makes better economical use of dollars through the use of state funds while addressing accessibility on the state highway system


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Geography:Idaho
Resource Type:information source, funding resource, technical assistance
Subtopic:access & mobility, transportation, local government, Local Government & Services, Issues & Opportunities, Special Populations,
Tags:transportation planning, funding, community design, information, pedestrian, pedestrian master plan
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Link:webpage

Laramie Mural Project

The Laramie Mural Project utilizes local artists to create one-of-a-kind large-scale murals in the heart of downtown that reflect Laramie's cultural assets. Further the Laramie project provides information for other communities new to the mural process, providing sample budgets, commission contracts, sample liability waivers, and sample license agreements.


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Geography:Idaho, Montana, Wyoming
Resource Type:information source, resource guide
Subtopic:arts & culture, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:public art, arts and culture, information
Telephone:307-760-3355
Link:webpage

Montana Grant Watch

Montana Grant Watch is a grant search engine that identifies grants for: universities, hospitals, government agencies, schools, community based organizations, faith-based organizations, research institutions and some small businesses and individuals.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, resource guide
Subtopic:funding & financing, organizational development & assistance, Community Building, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:grants, information, funding
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Link:webpage