About Dave Biggs

Dave is the Chief Engagement Officer of MetroQuest and an internationally-recognized author and public engagement strategist focusing on the use of software tools to enhance community participation for planning projects.

[WEBINAR] A Winning Public Involvement Approach for LRTPs

Engaging the public to support a Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) is challenging for even seasons planning and public engagement teams. This unique webinar explores these challenges and presents a detailed case study and summary of best practices to help agencies achieve unprecedented community engagement results. You’ll join Trevor Layton, Christina Ignasiak, and Trevor [...]

By |2018-08-27T10:50:57-07:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Best practices, Engagement, Webinars|0 Comments

[WEBINAR] How to Design Public Engagement to Find Common Ground

A recipe for 5-star public engagement – how to find common desires and build a winning plan! When it comes to urban and transportation planning, motivated groups with competing demands often emerge in community outreach efforts. In this on-demand webinar, you'll learn how online community engagement can help find common ground to build a [...]

By |2018-08-28T13:25:26-07:00February 28th, 2018|Categories: Conferences|0 Comments

[WEBINAR] Q&A: Facing Contention ~ How to Detox Public Engagement

Belmont Engagement They said they had 3,500+ touch points and 30,500+ data points. How did they count these and did it include the website unique views? The touch points included participation in public meetings, committee meetings (which were open to the public), the MetroQuest survey, and the website unique views. [...]

By |2018-08-27T12:17:47-07:00February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Webinars|0 Comments

[WEBINAR] Facing Contention ~ How to Detox Public Engagement

If you looking are you looking for effective ways to collect meaningful and constructive public input for controversial projects this webinar is for you. Watch Now Details Jeanette Janiczek from the City of Charlottesville with Jonathan Whitehurst and Sal Musarra from Kimley-Horn and Associates discuss their success with an innovative approach to public [...]

By |2018-08-27T10:50:59-07:00January 24th, 2018|Categories: Best practices, Engagement, Webinars|0 Comments

[WEBINAR] Mastering Online Public Engagement for LRTPs

If you're looking for cost-effective ways to engage the public for Long Range Transportation Planning (LRTP) projects this webinar is for you. Mastering Online Public Engagement for LRTPs Thursday, December 7 11 am Pacific | 12 pm Mountain | 1 pm Central | 2 pm Eastern Register Now Details Join Bob Brendal from [...]

By |2018-08-28T13:25:39-07:00November 27th, 2017|Categories: Best practices, Engagement, Webinars|0 Comments

[WEBINAR]: How to Optimize Online Engagement for Government Agencies

Watch Webinar Recording About the Webinar Government agencies frequently ask how they can get the best results from online community engagement. This webinar presents a visual tour of the strategies that agencies of all sizes can use to achieve unprecedented levels of participation, informed public input and actionable results. Whether you are interested in trying [...]

By |2018-10-18T17:27:59-07:00September 27th, 2017|Categories: Webinars|0 Comments

The Rowdy and Exciting Rail~Volution PK Slam Event

Watch Dave's PK Slam The highlight of the Rail~Volution conference every year is the rowdy and exciting PK Slam event and this year was no exception. A standing room only audience packed the History Colorado Center on the evening of September 19th for a series of carefully selected rapid fire presentations. The presentations must follow [...]

By |2018-09-13T09:37:31-07:00September 24th, 2017|Categories: Conferences|0 Comments

Thank You Gifts for Rail~Volution Attendees

Many thanks for all you do to improve our transportation systems After 20+ years of urban and transportation planning and, in particular, community engagement, I know how challenging and worthwhile it is to work in this field. After examining over 250 case studies we're pleased to share some important lessons learned about the ingredients [...]

By |2017-09-19T14:43:43-07:00September 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|3 Comments

My First PechaKucha: Engagement…Optimized

Have you ever done a PechaKucha presentation? It’s a unique twist on the traditional PowerPoint. Presenters are limited to 20 slides and the slides advance automatically every 20 seconds, ready or not! The result is a 7-minute whirlwind. There are inevitable moments of humor and the pace is energizing. I did my first one recently [...]

By |2018-09-14T16:27:32-07:00June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Best practices, Conferences|0 Comments