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The Tacoma Housing Authority has won a VISION 2050 Award from the Puget Sound Regional Council for the Arlington Drive Youth Campus. The awards recognize innovative projects and programs that help ensure a sustainable future as the region grows. The Arlington Drive Youth Campus…
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PSRC recently held the second event in the Passport to 2044 series, centered around climate change. The series, co-hosted by PSRC, the Washington State Department of Commerce, and Municipal Research and Services Center (MRSC), provides planners, consultants and staff with tools…
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PSRC recently completed a Workforce Recovery Planning Project to provide actionable regional labor market information on in-demand industries and occupations as well as related training programs to a broad array of stakeholders. The region’s manufacturing industry was another…
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How is the region doing in providing equitable access to jobs and services? One way to measure this is to look at how many jobs are within a reasonable commuting distance. PSRC recently investigated this data and found that, overall, Asian and Black or African American…
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PSRC has released an Arts & Culture Economic Recovery Strategy to support recovery and resiliency for the region’s arts and culture sector. The pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on the region’s arts and culture industry due to the in-person nature of…
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PSRC recently released the Conservation Toolkit for Protecting Farms, Forests, Open Space, and Rural Lands. The toolkit, which helps implement the Regional Open Space Conservation Plan and VISION 2050, provides a description of open space, rural, and resource land conservation…
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PSRC will hold an all day event on Transit-Oriented Development on October 21, 2022. The hybrid event will feature a zoom panel from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and in-person afternoon walking tours from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Join industry and community leaders to explore innovative…
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PSRC recently released a beta version of its Community Profiles Dashboard aimed at providing member jurisdictions with a visual and easily viewable presentation of Census data from the 5-year American Community Survey in an accessible, web-based portal.  Available data includes…
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PSRC is working with the Washington State Department of Commerce and the Municipal Research and Services Center to host a series of online workshops to support the comprehensive plan periodic updates. The next stop in the Passport to 2044 is climate. Registration is now open for…
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PSRC recently completed a Workforce Recovery Planning Project to provide actionable regional labor market information on in-demand industries and occupations as well as related training programs to a broad array of stakeholders. The region’s construction industry was identified…