News & Announcements

Posted on: June 9, 2021

Strategic International Engagement at the Local & Regional Level

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In a paper, “Strategic International Engagement at the Local & Regional Level,” prepared for the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung USA, NVRC senior regional planner Dr. Dale Medearis and co-author Ambassador Richard Kauzlarich (ret) (George...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Webinar: Strengthening Minority-Owned Businesses in Northern Virginia

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Northern Virginia is home to approximately 128,000 minority-owned businesses, over 40 percent of all establishments operating in the region. As all businesses work to rebuild after the recent pandemic, this community of business owners will face a number ...
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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: May 19, 2021

NVRC to Conduct Equity Study of Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail

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The Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) is pleased to announce the kick-off of a community impact assessment of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail (PHNST) in Northern Virginia that includes an assessment of health equity, social equity, t...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Solarize NoVA 2021 Kicks Off

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Northern Virginia  The Solarize NOVA program returns April 12 to June 30 to the cities and towns of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, and Vienna, and counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William. 

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Northern Virginia Regional Commission Releases Climate Resilience Dashboard for Region

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The Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) Climate Resilience Dashboard is an interactive website that allows users to take action to boost their climate resilience using data-driven tools, information, and analysis to make smarter decisions. The we...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

NoVA Solar Map

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The NoVA solar map was created by the Northern Virginia Regional Commission to demonstrate to homeowners and business owners how much solar energy can be generated by the rooftop of their home and/or business. The map is the first of its kind in Northern ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Share VA Roads

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NVRC is pleased to make available this program which offers safety procedures and traffic regulations for all users of Virginia’s roads and paths. Our "Share VA Roads" guide will help bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorists safely use Virginia’s ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Plant NoVA Natives

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Plant NoVA Natives is a joint marketing campaign of a grand coalition of non-profit, governmental and private groups, all working to reverse the decline of native plants and wildlife in Northern Virginia. Our strategy is to encourage residents as well as ...

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