Public Engagement

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people on their cell phonesv

This year at the 2017 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting I had the honor of joining a panel of experts to speak on the topic of community engagement in the age of mobile technology. Apparently the topic caught people’s attention. Despite being one of the final session at the conference, the turnout was excellent and the Q&A was lively. The session was co-sponsored by the...

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people at a public meeting

What is the highest purpose of community engagement? Why do some planners go all out to hear from the public? This article dives into these questions based on nine interviews conducted at APA 2016. Community engagement is a required component of planning projects. Some planners take a "check the box" approach and others go out of their way to hear from the public. I was curious...

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Skyline of Charlotte, NC

This highly visual webinar features the North Carolina Department of Transportation. They discuss the innovative public involvement approach used for the NCDOT State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) 2018-2027. The process yielded unprecedented results and is being recognized as an example of best practices to help guide DOT’s and MPO’s across the US for their own STIP and TIP updates. Agencies across the country know how challenging...

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Anchorage Alaska skyline

This highly visual 45-minute webinar presents research findings, proven best practices, practical tips and award-winning case studies to guide agencies towards the successful application of online community engagement for planning projects. Participants walk away with an understanding about how to leverage digital engagement to achieve unprecedented results using cost-effective tools. The webinar showcases a wide range of outstanding planning projects throughout the Pacific Northwest. Our special...

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Los Angeles CA skyline

This highly visual 45-minute webinar presents research findings, proven best practices, practical tips and award-winning case studies to guide agencies towards the successful application of online community engagement for planning projects. Participants walk away with an understanding about how to leverage digital engagement to achieve unprecedented results using cost-effective tools. The webinar showcases a wide range of outstanding planning projects throughout Southern California. Our special guests...

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