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We had so many great questions from the webinar that it may take us a few days to answer them all. We will be adding to this blog as we answer more questions, so please feel free to check back to see more Q&A. Does MetroQuest have case studies and examples of how they have implemented some of these strategies on any commuter rail and railroad...

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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 plan that citizens will support. Mark Evans, Principal of Urban Design at BartonPartners,...

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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. The data points were calculated as part of the analysis and summary of the engagement activities. Would have liked...

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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 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 involvement on the contentious Belmont Bridge Replacement project. Numerous forces have combined recently to create an...

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What’s at the top of the IT agenda for digital cities? Each year, the Digital Cities Survey reveals where cities, both large and small, are making tech investments to improve citizen services. This year, “citizen engagement / experience” ranked high on the list, in second place after cybersecurity for local government CIOs. For today’s digital cities, it’s never been easier and more rewarding to engage citizens online. Today,...

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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 Join Bob Brendal from the Missouri Department of Transportation and Maggie Doll from Burns & McDonnell as they speak...

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