Hunter Gardner

Posted by | March 19, 2020
Announcing Virtual Meeting Tools: Integrated live stream, webinars, and screen sharing

In light of the coronavirus, government organizations are finding themselves in a new landscape when it comes to public engagement. Local, regional, and state governments face two major challenges: How...

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Posted by | March 12, 2020
Communication During Coronavirus: Webinars, Engagement Playbook & Turnkey Public Engagement Software

Public engagement efforts tend to follow a regular ebb and flow, but the arrival of COVID-19 is dramatically changing that. For organizations this crisis is unprecedented, and consistent communication with...

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Posted by | March 2, 2020
Unified Public Involvement: How DOTs are accelerating project development through better data management

How can we accelerate projects by making public involvement more efficient and more meaningful? A recent webinar featuring public involvement work from NCDOT and Utah DOT took a look at...

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Posted by | January 22, 2020
Transit agencies: 3 steps to gather more public feedback that can also increase ridership

“Who is our audience?” It is important for transit agencies to ensure that current riders are having a great experience, but too often our reach is constrained to just those...

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Posted by | January 6, 2020
Public engagement questions to ask consultants during a ‘shortlist’ interview

Public engagement is an important part of your consultant’s work, yet many agencies can have trouble deciding which consultant can truly accomplish their public engagement goals. The key is making...

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Posted by | October 7, 2019
TransLoc partners with to increase community involvement in microtransit services’s software will help transit agencies boost ridership by capturing rider sentiment and needs while complying with federal guidelines DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA - October 7, 2019 - TransLoc, a Ford...

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Posted by | September 19, 2019
NCDOT Combines Strategy With Software To Build Public Trust Throughout Public Involvement Process

NCDOT brings unified approach to Public Involvement to build trust and increase project velocity Building meaningful resident relationships Diane Wilson and her team at NCDOT recognize the impact their decisions...

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Posted by | September 12, 2019
IAP2 Recap: Better Decisions Made Together

This past month over 250 public participation professionals came together in Charlotte at The IAP2 North America Conference to learn best practices and share their success stories. We heard many...

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Posted by | August 23, 2019
Better together: IAP2 Best Practices and Public Participation Software

When public involvement practitioners are looking for best practices, they often turn to IAP2 - the International Association for Public Participation. The IAP2 Spectrum of Public Participation lays out a...

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Posted by | July 29, 2019
Mixed Mode Surveying: A best practice for increasing equity in public engagement

What is mixed-mode surveying? Academics and researchers have long heralded “mixed-mode” surveying, the practice of using multiple methods to reach and engage participants, as a strategy to optimize data collection...

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