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PSRC recently completed a Workforce Recovery Planning Project to provide regional labor market information on in-demand industries and occupations, as well as related training programs. The region’s information industry shows high demand for workers over the next decade,…
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On September 1, the Growth Management Policy Board will be briefed on the implementation progress of VISION 2050. Staff will share regional data trends about growth, housing, transportation, and the economy as they relate to VISION 2050. The board will also be asked to confirm…
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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…