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For Immediate Releases

Laura A. Loges
Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission
937-223-6323, Extension 6535

UpDayton Launches Connect937; Seeks Input via Survey

April 18, 2014

MVRPC recently sponsored and participated in the 2014 UpDayton Summit held on April 11. UpDayton’s mission is to attract and retain young talent to the Dayton area. They’ve introduced a short online survey called Connect937, which they’re using to collect data to measure people’s "embeddedness" to this region. Please click on this link to take the survey and see their press release below for more information.

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Going Places Implementation Tools approved by MVRPC’s Board of Directors

April 4, 2014

Dayton, OH - The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC) is pleased to announce that the MVRPC Board of Directors passed a resolution approving the eleven (11) implementation tools from the final phase of Going Places – An Integrated Land Use Vision for the Miami Valley Region at its April 3, 2014 meeting.

"We are happy to have the support from our Region’s leaders," said Brian O. Martin, MVRPC’s Executive Director. "We would like to thank the Steering Committee and Planning Advisory Committee for all of their dedicated work in identifying these implementation tools. MVRPC looks forward to working with our partners in developing the tools to advance the Region."

The Going Places initiative began in July of 2007 with the goal of developing a regional land use plan, built from a shared future land use vision. Working with the Going Places Steering Committee and Planning Advisory Committee, a three-phase initiative was carried out. 

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Local RIDESHARE Program Celebrates its 35th Anniversary with a Sweepstakes to Win a 2014 Toyota Prius

January 2, 2014

Dayton, OH – The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission’s (MVRPC’s) local RIDESHARE Program is celebrating 35 years of service to Miami Valley residents by sponsoring a sweepstakes to win a 2014 Toyota Prius courtesy of VOSS Toyota in Beavercreek, OH.

"Since ridesharing is an effective way of reducing air pollution and driving a hybrid vehicle is too, we felt it was a "win-win" by teaming up with VOSS Toyota to give away a Prius as part of our year-long celebrationmarking RIDESHARE’s 35th anniversary during 2014," stated MVRPC’s Executive Director, Brian O. Martin, AICP.

Each month, from January 2, 2014, through November 30, 2014, local residents can enter for a chance to be a monthly winner of a $50 gasoline card AND be one of the eleven (11) finalists for a chance to win the 2014 Toyota Prius.

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OnBoard News

RTA relocated two bus stops to improve customer access effective April 21. The stop at Lyons and Byers has been relocated to Lyons Gate Way
Representatives from the American Bus Benchmarking Group from Imperial College London are on a Midwest tour visiting member transit systems in April. ...
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