Hunter Gardner

Posted by | December 12, 2018
PublicInput.com launches “last mile” translation service for surveys, project websites

Community engagement software company PublicInput.com is introducing a high-fidelity translation service for local government agencies that instantly translates surveys and project websites, along with expert translator review.

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Posted by | December 5, 2018
How Do I Get the Word Out? The First Step of Public Engagement

While every community is different, local government agencies often run into the same initial hurdle: how to get the word out about an upcoming project. Keep reading to see best...

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Posted by | November 8, 2018
Online Town Hall: One piece of a complete community engagement strategy

As government agencies and municipalities continue to adopt software solutions, typical approaches to community engagement are being augmented. While public involvement efforts in the past mostly focused on manual processes...

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Posted by | October 26, 2018
Community engagement software quantifies public perceptions on parking, traffic

Cities of every size are subject to traffic and parking issues. Every town has roads, commuters, pedestrians, bikers - not to mention limits created by zoning, space, or capacity for...

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Posted by | September 21, 2018
3CMA Annual Conference: What We Learned

Held in Milwaukee this September, the 3CMA Annual Conference gathered hundreds of government communicators eager to learn from one another about how to accomplish better community engagement. There was plenty...

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Posted by | May 1, 2018
Using Design Sprints to Solve Problems, Fast

When working with our partner agencies, we often help them iterate their engagement processes from where they're at to help them develop flexible public involvement strategies that can work for...

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Posted by | April 25, 2018
Raleigh Dog Parks: Community engagement software combines offline and online efforts

The City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department is undergoing a dog park study to determine the public's interest in dog facilities in the park system. As part...

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Posted by | February 26, 2018
Do More Without Doing More: A Better Community Engagement Process

Sometimes government agencies want “the next big thing” to solve their public involvement challenges. It's understandable: leadership pushes hard to engage the public, and historically efforts have been disappointing. This...

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Posted by | February 1, 2018
Should I setup a Facebook page for my public project?

Many times, early in project planning, teams find themselves wanting to expand public involvement in projects. The promise of social media looms large in increasing participation which leads many teams...

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Posted by | January 17, 2018
NCDOT’s innovative use of PublicInput.com highlighted at TRB conference

Last week we had the privilege of presenting on our partnership with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) at the annual Transportation Research Board (TRB) meeting in Washington, DC.

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