Driving is an indispensable part of life for most people in the Triad, but community leaders are taking a serious look at how they can make cities more walkable.
The purpose of this report is to provide stakeholders the factual foundation necessary to engage in a well-informed, on-going dialogue about a path to inclusive and sustainable economic growth. Building economic prosperity and resilience for everyone in our region requires a wide ranging set of approaches, spearheaded and sustained by numerous stakeholders representing a broad range of interests from throughout our region. Collaboration across organizations and sectors will ensure and sustain robust, opportunity-rich communities.
This Mobility Report presents research findings and recommendations surrounding methods of transportation and commuting patterns in the Piedmont Triad region.
This interactive map compiles all project data from around the Piedmont Triad region.
Assessments indicate that food deserts have disproportionately high populations of minorities, especially those who are living in poverty.
Assessments indicate that older houses appear to be disproportionately owned by minorities and older adults (65+).
Our evening program on March 27 includes a panel discussion that will focus on next steps needed to implement Piedmont Together's regional vision. The full panel, to be moderated by regional investment banker Algenon Cash from Wharton Gladden, includes notable community development leaders.
The Piedmont Together project team has generated goals, objectives, and strategies for each of the project's five main focus areas of housing, jobs, transportation, health, and places & spaces. The full set of recommendations and supporting research will be presented at the Framework for Prosperity summit on March 27, 2014 in downtown Greensboro. Register now to be one of the first to see the plan in its entirety.
Through private-public partnerships, the Catawba County EcoComplex turns waste products into energy sources and green jobs.
White's goal as mayor is making the city of Greenville "the most beautiful and livable city in America." He will lead as keynote for a special breakfast session, "Partnerships and Cooperation," as well as in the afternoon, with a session titled "Vision, Time, Commitment: How to Get it Done" on March 27th.