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[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 |2018-11-30T16:39:44+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 |2018-11-23T10:42:50+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Engagement, News, Webinars|0 Comments

[WEBINAR] 10 Tips for Successful Online Engagement Every Time

Transportation agencies of all kinds, from DOTs to MPOs and transit agencies, face many challenges when it comes to public involvement. This new webinar recording showcases three case studies that together create a framework for successful online community engagement that can be easily followed by others. You’ll learn about a creative county, an innovative MPO, [...]

By |2018-11-23T09:28:36+00:00October 25th, 2018|Categories: Engagement, News, Webinars|0 Comments

[SUCCESS] MaineDOT Launches MetroQuest Survey for Its 2050 Long Range Transportation Plan

We’re excited to celebrate the launch of a new MetroQuest Site! The Maine Department of Transportation (DOT) is inviting residents to provide public input for the State’s Long Range Transportation Plan Update. The results from this survey will help shape the future of transportation across Maine through to 2050, with a focus on providing [...]

By |2018-10-01T15:03:12+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Engagement, News, Success|0 Comments

[WEBINAR] Online Public Engagement Playbook with Austin Department of Transportation

Austin, America’s #1 boomtown, is a leader in many areas and now they can add online public engagement to the list! This webinar video is your chance to learn best practices from one of the top online public engagement case studies we’ve seen in 2018. Find out how the City of Austin engaged 5,100+ [...]

By |2018-10-25T09:18:51+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Engagement, News, Webinars|0 Comments

[CONFERENCE] Ask MetroQuest About MPO Public Involvement Trends at AMPO

Are you attending the 2018 AMPO Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas next week? If yes, please visit the MetroQuest team! As Silver Sponsors this year, we’ve got lots in store ... including the latest trends in public involvement. While Metropolitan Planning Organizations are mandated to involve the public in transportation planning, their outreach [...]

By |2018-09-18T10:27:34+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Conferences, Engagement, News|0 Comments

Top 50 Vendors for Local Governments

For local government agencies it can be a daunting task to keep track of the myriad of firms specializing in products and services to fulfill their needs. Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) understand this challenge well. That’s why they conducted an extensive voting process to compile a ranking of the Top 50 Local Government [...]

By |2017-01-25T20:49:27+00:00September 8th, 2016|Categories: Best practices, News|0 Comments

NCDOT Launches Unique Online Portal for STIP

You can help make this the most extensive outreach in the state's history. Please participate and share with your networks and contacts throughout the state before it closes at 5 pm on July 22nd.  Check out NCDOT Portal This unique portal complements the more traditional public meetings in an [...]

By |2017-01-25T20:49:28+00:00July 8th, 2016|Categories: News, Partners, Software features|1 Comment

The Fiasco Files: Community Engagement Disasters and How to Avoid Them

When you look around at case studies of community engagement, it seems like everyone’s hitting it out of the park every time. Let’s great real! Anyone who has experience in community engagement has at least one disaster to share. It’s about time we had a safe forum to share our mistakes and learn from [...]

By |2017-06-19T22:28:30+00:00February 26th, 2016|Categories: Best practices, News|0 Comments