In preparation for the
Regional Development Plan update, CARPC staff reviewed and summarized the current land use goals identified in the region’s local comprehensive plans. Visit our website for an overview of the broad themes and sentiments that characterize local land use planning in the Capital Region.
MAPPING INTERNALLY DRAINED AREAS TO REDUCE FLOOD RISK
internally drained areas presents unique stormwater runoff and flood management challenges. To help communities identify these areas, CARPC staff created an
ArcGIS Online map. The map can be used with recommendations from the 2017
Reducing Increased Risk of Floodingreport to better manage runoff and reduce flood risk.
CARPC staff are working with HUD’s Location Affordability Index to see what implications transportation costs have on housing affordability. Our initial look indicates that considering the cost of transportation in a budget can mean the difference between affordable and unaffordable accommodations.
In our second Commissioner Profile, we get to know
Kris Hampton, CARPC’s longest-serving Commissioner. Visit our website to learn more about Commissioner Hampton’s passion for preservation and long-standing commitment to public service.