Author: Dave Biggs

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Los Angeles skyline

After successfully using MetroQuest as the online engagement platform on several projects, Arellano Associates based in Southern California has officially joined the MetroQuest partner program. This means that the firm will enjoy discounted pricing for the use of MetroQuest as well as a host of other partner benefits. The creativity, experience and professionalism of the Arellano team has been instrumental in the success of our project...

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people thinking about the best public engagement online tool for their project

Project leaders are faced with challenging decisions when designing community involvement approaches for planning projects. In some situations, online engagement can provide a cost-effective alternative or complement to traditional forms of engagement. Choosing the most appropriate online tool to meet the needs of the project can be difficult since many tools seem similar. MetroQuest and MindMixer are two of the most popular tools and many people...

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Toronto skyline

The branding, the look and feel, and the flow – all critical design elements of your online tools. Why does this matter so much? Social networking, our biggest ally in online engagement, revolves around the “like”. It’s kind of a giant popularity contest that never ends. You know – like high school. People share what they like, in the hopes that people will “like” it...

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group of people at laptop discussing public engagement strategies

At MetroQuest, we know how important it is to generate robust participation for your planning projects. We know you’d like to go beyond what we fondly refer to as those “same ten people” who show up for everything. You’d like a much larger and broader representation of the community’s views. So what works best? Over the past 16 years we’ve focused on engaging the public...

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United States - Democrat and Republican Map

Over the past few years, MetroQuest has grown to become the most widely used digital public engagement platform in North America. But its use is not as evenly distributed as you’d imagine. As our clients and projects grew over the past few years we suspected that clustering was happening, but with our heads down it was difficult to see the forest for the trees. It wasn’t...

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