April 2015

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happy people looking up ready to participate in online public engagement

Increase engagement and save time and money with higher returns Public engagement budgets seem to be shrinking while expectations are heading in the other direction. Now that some of the online engagement tools have reached maturity, they can be the most cost-effective way to meet your community engagement targets. It’s no secret that traditional public meetings can be labor intensive and costly. A single public meeting can...

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highway

Online Public Involvement Tools for Transportation Agencies: Rationale, Best Practices, and Case Studies Date: Thursday, May 7, 2015Time: 1:00 – 2:30 P.M. ETRegistration link: Registration now closed Registration for the FHWA/FTA webinar on public involvement this week is now full - if you are interested in future webinars, please email media@metroquest.com. We will update this post with a recorded version of this webinar after May 7th. The Federal Highway...

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Washington, DC

Award-Winning Project Uses MetroQuest to Engage Their Community By 2040, the District of Columbia is projected to have more than 900,000 residents and 1 million jobs. moveDC, the District's Multimodal Long-Range Transportation Plan, is a blueprint for how the district can support tremendous growth through investments in all modes of transportation including transit, biking, walking, and driving. The American Planning Association bestowed the honor of the 2015...

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Group of people taking their online public involvement survey

The next generation of community engagement: blending high-tech and high-touch public involvement We need to rethink our entire approach to public engagement. The 1st generation of public engagement, version 1.0, was dominated by traditional public meetings. Rent the hall, buy the muffins and see who shows up. The issue with these is that you just end up getting the same ten people showing up to your events....

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