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North American High Speed Rail Group (NAHSR)

 

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Organization: North American High Speed Rail Group (NAHSR)

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Organization Mission: The North American High Speed Rail Group (NAHSR) was established to design and develop a high speed rail network across the U.S. We at NAHSR believe in high speed rail (HSR) as a catalyst for economic development and growth. Our efforts are focused on building livable, sustainable, and connected communities. We believe these communities will thrive through the partnerships that are created with investors, business and development partners, and government entities, and we seek to be the first-to-market solution in building America’s future.

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Key reports on: North American High Speed Rail Group (NAHSR)


September 13, 2022: DMC Information

July 2022 Destination Medical Center Information Sheet.  

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September 12, 2022: Welcoming Week Related Events 2022

Olmsted County and other community events related to Welcoming Week 2022

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September 07, 2022: Transportation: ROCOG Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)

The Rochester-Olmsted Council of Governments (ROCOG) has released a draft of the 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), for a 30-day public comment period. 

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August 27, 2022: Rochester, MN 2023 Budget Supplemental Budget

2022-08-22 City Council Study Session on 2023 Supplemental Budget

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August 17, 2022: RAISE AWARD AMOUNT: $19,900,000

The City of Rochester has been awarded a $19.9 million dollar United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Grant.

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July 20, 2022: County of Olmsted, MN Resident Survey

High-level results from the Olmsted County 2022 Resident Survey were shared at the Olmsted County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday, July 19, 2022.

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June 25, 2022: May 18, 2022 DMCC Board Meeting

May 2022 Proceedings and notable breakouts

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June 24, 2022: Mobility Updates change proposals at May 2022 DMC Board Meeting

May 2022; February 2022 and November 2021 Rapid Transit Updates and Upcoming milestones presented to DMCC. 

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June 24, 2022: 2022 Rochester, MN Transit Development Plan Updating

May 5 2022 virtual open house: Presentation and Video Recording

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May 19, 2022: Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative (BHCL)

(1) Bloomberg News (local infrastructure Hub (2) Keep it local grant recognized by Bloomberg

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May 13, 2022: Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN)

The McKnight Foundation and MCN are excited to open nominations for the 2022 Virginia McKnight Binger Unsung Hero Awards - with recipients each receiving $10,000! 

 

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May 09, 2022: Building and deploying power

CMRC is about changing power dynamics:. Citizen University provides some ideas about power and how to deploy citizenship power. 

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April 17, 2022: Unified Development Code project

City of Rochester Community Development Department announces next steps for Unified Development Code project

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Lvl 1: Governance/Public Policy ; Transportation

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Organization Life Cycle Assessment (Pause, Startup, Steady, Isolated Impact, Collective Impact  Unknown)

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The following defines the various project phases:
  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
    demonstration
  5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
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