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APA NPC19

Each year at the American Planning Association’s National Planning Conference, when I’m not presenting a session, I can be found in the crowd at any public engagement related session. And each year, I share my thoughts and lessons learned following the conference.  Compared with past years, on the surface, public engagement seemed less prominent at NPC19. A deeper dive reveals that the dialog about public engagement was woven into...

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Mike sitting on the Throne of Cones

I would like to personally thank the esteemed panel of judges for recognizing the accomplishments of our world-class team. This award represents the collective achievements of all of our employees. They helped make 2018 a truly transformative year! We achieved 5 We’re so excited to welcome our friends at the Oklahoma Department of Transportation to the MetroQuest community! Our CEO, Mike Walsh, and I visited their offices...

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group of women with white brick wall

Happy International Women’s Day!! Let’s celebrate the outstanding achievements of women in planning and public engagement. The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter. We wanted to take a moment and highlight some fantastic stories of women who are achieving balanced engagement, moving accessibility and mobility forward, and planning more equitable, vibrant cities for us all. Celebrating Women | Balanced Engagement for Equitable Plans Beth Alden shares...

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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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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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