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Chris Gravel, MetroQuest

At MetroQuest, every member of our team gets excited about exceptional public engagement! Today, we introduce you to one of our very passionate MetroQuest All Stars: Chris Gravel! Chris is our most senior Account Manager. For seven years, he’s shown a genuine interest and obsession in the public outreach projects of his clients. Let’s get to know Chris a little better… Chris, can you give us...

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street snow scene

Congratulations to all of the planners and public participation professionals who achieved outstanding public engagement this year! With MetroQuest surveys, you collected millions of data points to inform better transportation and urban plans to create better places for us to live, work, and play. As we approach the holidays, we love to celebrate great engagement! Let's take a few minutes unwrap some of this year's outstanding success...

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Woman on laptop with mapping screen

This is one of the most common questions we get from our MetroQuest subscribers as they start building their first MetroQuest survey using the Map Screen: "how can we use maps and map markers to make our data actionable and gain new insights?" In this blog post, we dive into the details to help guide you along this process. MetroQuest uses decimal degrees for latitude and...

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Calgary Central Library

On November 1st the City of Calgary opened the new, much anticipated Central Library. According to the Calgary Herald, the new library is nothing short of spectacular! “Decades in the making, Calgary’s long-awaited $245-million downtown library opened its doors to the public Thursday, boasting 240,000 square feet of spectacular architecture, four floors of learning spaces and 450,000 new books and collections” (Source: Calgary Herald). Six years ago,...

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