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[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 |2018-12-19T15:28:18-07:00December 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 |2019-04-29T16:07:42-07:00December 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 |2019-05-13T10:55:35-07:00November 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 |2018-11-30T12:06:40-07:00November 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 |2019-04-29T16:09:49-07:00November 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 |2019-04-29T16:12:10-07:00October 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 |2018-10-01T15:03:12-07:00October 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 |2019-04-29T16:15:31-07:00September 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 |2019-02-06T12:07:09-07:00September 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 |2017-01-25T20:49:27-07:00September 8th, 2016|Categories: Best practices, News|0 Comments