Engagement

[WEBINAR] Inside CMAP’s Award-Winning Public Engagement Process

CMAP has built a national reputation as a leader in public engagement. This on-demand webinar offers a detailed look inside the strategies that have made them so successful. For the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, award-winning comprehensive plans involve public engagement at all scales, collaboration with 284 communities, and a Local Technical Assistance program [...]

By |2019-02-13T13:24:58+00:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Engagement, News, Webinars|0 Comments

[SUCCESS] A Warm Welcome to 36 Regional Planning Agencies in North Carolina!

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has extended its MetroQuest public involvement subscription to include all Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) and Rural Planning Organizations (RPOs) in 2019. A forward-thinking agency, NCDOT confirmed its commitment to exceptional public involvement this month when it extended its annual MetroQuest subscription to include the 18 Metropolitan Planning Organizations [...]

By |2019-02-13T14:40:28+00:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Engagement, News, Success|0 Comments

[CONFERENCE] Public Involvement Excellence Showcased at 2019 TRB Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) is always one of the best events of the year for transportation professionals. With over 12,000 attendees, a bewildering array of panel sessions, committee meetings, and social gatherings, DC is the place to be in early January. Jefferson Grimes, Director, Public Engagement, TxDOT, poster [...]

By |2019-01-23T15:16:07+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Conferences, Engagement, News|0 Comments

[AWARD] MetroQuest Wins Top 10 Citizen Relationship Solution Provider Award

Government CIO Outlook has selected MetroQuest as a Top 10 Citizen Relationship Solution Provider. Government CIO Outlook is a technology magazine that focuses on the trends, challenges, and opportunities for CIOs to deliver technology-driven services and operations. A distinguished panel – comprised of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, and analysts, alongside the Government CIO Outlook editorial board [...]

By |2019-01-16T13:58:06+00:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Awards, Engagement|0 Comments

[SUCCESS] Celebrating This Year’s Public Engagement Success Stories

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 [...]

By |2019-01-23T15:11:11+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Engagement, News, Success|1 Comment

[MEET METROQUEST] Happy Holidays From All of Us!

Happy holidays to you and your family from all your friends at MetroQuest! We wanted to share some of our celebrations with you, so before you head off to enjoy your festivities, grab a glass of eggnog and share in the sweetness of the season. This year, Heather wowed us all with a Secret [...]

By |2018-12-19T15:28:18+00:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: Engagement, Meet MetroQuest, News, Webinars|0 Comments

[WEBINAR] Transforming Public Apathy to Revitalize Engagement with Dave Meslin

There are very few rock stars in the field of public engagement ... so that makes Dave Meslin something of an anomaly. Once you hear Dave Meslin speak in this on-demand webinar you’ll understand why his TED Talk on apathy and public engagement has over 1.7 million views! Apathy is all around us. Most [...]

By |2019-02-06T13:53:03+00:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Engagement, News, Webinars|0 Comments

[INSIGHTS] Mapping Your Road to Success – Building and Analyzing Map Marker Screens with KMZ

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 [...]

By |2018-12-14T15:37:04+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Best practices, Engagement, News, Success|0 Comments

[SUCCESS] New Calgary Library Opens to Critical Acclaim

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 [...]

By |2018-11-30T12:06:40+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Engagement, News, Success|0 Comments

[WEBINAR] Beyond Facebook: How DOTs Go Online for Real Input

With attendance at public meeting on the decline, State Departments of Transportation are increasingly looking online to boost public participation in their planning projects. While social media seems to be the first place most agencies go for online engagement, they quickly conclude that social media isn’t enough. While Facebook is great for sharing planning [...]

By |2018-12-17T12:45:04+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Engagement, News, Webinars|0 Comments