[WEBINAR] Cleaning Up Toxic Public Discourse for Meaningful Engagement

With over 1500 registrants, it's clear that our recent record-breaking webinar - Cleaning Up Toxic Public Discourse for Meaningful Engagement - hit on an important and timely topic for planning and engagement professionals.  We were honored to host James Hoggan, bestselling author of ‘I’m Right and You’re an Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How [...]

By |2019-06-14T14:49:46-07:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Engagement|0 Comments

[CONFERENCE] The Evolution of Public Engagement at 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. [...]

By |2019-05-21T12:02:39-07:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: Conferences, Engagement, News|0 Comments

[WEBINAR] Public Engagement Jackpot | How Your Agency Can Win Big

I was recently joined by the enthusiastic and bubbly Truckee Meadow Regional Planning Agency team, and I'm thrilled to share their amazing success story!! We truly had a great time putting this webinar together. Learn how TMRPA in Nevada is making its own luck by going online to engage 1000s. This on-demand webinar offers [...]

By |2019-04-30T10:16:26-07:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Engagement, News, Webinars|0 Comments

[SUCCESS] MetroQuest Success Team Welcomes Oklahoma DOT!

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 in Oklahoma City last week. I always love being able to put faces to names, and I was thrilled to meet the Oklahoma DOT (ODOT) team in person. [...]

By |2019-05-07T15:07:20-07:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Engagement, News, Success|0 Comments

[AWARD] MetroQuest Wins 2019 Ready to Rocket Technology Award

Rocket Builders has recognized MetroQuest as a top technology company poised for exceptional growth in 2019. Thank you Rocket Builders for selecting MetroQuest as a winner for the information and communications technology (ICT) award. For the third consecutive year, MetroQuest has received the “Ready to Rocket” award for consistently achieving outstanding growth. In 2019, [...]

By |2019-03-11T15:52:14-07:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Awards, Engagement, News|1 Comment

[SUCCESS] Celebrating Women Doing Great Public Engagement!

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 [...]

By |2019-03-11T14:23:06-07:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Engagement, News, Success|0 Comments

[INSIGHTS] MPO Report: Public Involvement Trends that Matter

Public involvement best practices are rapidly evolving. How can you ensure your Metropolitan Planning Organization is keeping pace with public involvement trends? In parallel with the AMPO Annual Conference, MetroQuest surveyed planners and public participation professionals to uncover how today’s MPOs are approaching engagement. The trends in this report were generated by 170+ MPO [...]

By |2019-03-08T17:31:31-07:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Best practices, Engagement|0 Comments

[SUCCESS] MetroQuest Success Team in North Carolina!

We’re so excited to have the opportunity to welcome all the North Carolina MPOs and RPOs into the MetroQuest family! Some of us had the chance to meet them face-to-face and discuss the amazing public engagement projects we’ll be working on together this year. I traveled with our CEO, Mike Walsh, to Charlotte, Asheville, Kinston, [...]

By |2019-05-13T10:13:37-07:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Engagement, News, Success|0 Comments

[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 |2019-04-29T16:17:47-07:00February 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 |2019-02-13T14:40:28-07:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Engagement, News, Success|0 Comments