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[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 |2019-02-06T12:07:09+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

Conference Video: How to Engage Citizens Through Technology

Gamifying Behavior Change: How to Engage Citizens Through Technology Presentation at 2016 Sustainable Communities Conference (Westin Ottawa) In February 2016, over 400 municipal leaders and sustainability professionals gathered at the Westin in Ottawa, ON for the annual 2016 Sustainable Communities Conference. MetroQuest Chief Engagement Officer, Dave Biggs was honored to share the stage with Andrea [...]

By |2018-09-14T16:15:51+00:00February 20th, 2016|Categories: Best practices, Conferences, Engagement, News|0 Comments

Announcing MetroQuest Insights

A New Window into Your Public Input The MetroQuest development team has been busy this summer making many improvements to our community engagement software platform. We’ve been listening to the needs of our clients and over the past few months we’ve completely revamped the way our clients get the results of their public engagement. Introducing [...]

By |2017-01-25T20:49:32+00:00September 4th, 2015|Categories: Engagement, News, Software features|2 Comments

VIA Metropolitan Transit Uses MetroQuest for Long Range Comprehensive Transportation Plan

VIA Metropolitan Transit is using MetroQuest in support of “Vision 2040,” a planning process to update the agency’s Long Range Comprehensive Transportation Plan for the greater San Antonio region. Using MetroQuest for their engagement process will let the community have their say in the future of public transportation in their area. “Vision 2040 is a [...]

By |2017-01-25T20:49:32+00:00June 4th, 2015|Categories: News, Projects|2 Comments

APA Smart Cities and Sustainability Task Force

The Smart Cities and Sustainability Task Force continues the focus on sustainability by addressing recent advances in technology and innovation to cultivate cities which are smarter, more resilient, and sustainable. The Task Force, which is a collaborative initiative between the Sustainable Communities, Technology, and Transportation Planning Divisions of the American Planning Association (APA), seeks to [...]

By |2017-01-25T20:49:32+00:00May 29th, 2015|Categories: Engagement, News|0 Comments