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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
Case Study: NCDOT Increases Engagement and Accelerates Project Development

NCDOT brings unified approach to public involvement to increase engagement and accelerate projects Building meaningful resident relationships Diane Wilson and her team at NCDOT recognize the impact their decisions have...

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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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Posted by | July 29, 2019
5 Key Tactics for Lowering Barriers to Participation

Reaching beyond the usual voices is the first step in a robust, integrated approach to public engagement. But even organizations who can reach a broad set of residents can still...

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Posted by | June 19, 2019
3 Benefits Of Working With Consultants Who Use Innovative Community Engagement Software

Trusting a consulting professional with the community engagement process, whether for a single project or over the long run, helps keep public involvement a priority while alleviating constraints on time...

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Posted by | June 14, 2019
How organizations are increasing equity and inclusivity with social media advertising

Public organizations are now capitalizing on the everyday presence of social media in residents’ lives by applying targeted advertising methods and connecting these efforts to the bigger picture of engagement...

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Posted by | June 11, 2019
National survey of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) reveals real challenges gaining public involvement

A nationwide survey of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) serving metropolitan areas of 200,000 or more citizens offers new insights into how challenging it is to gain public input for important...

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Posted by | May 28, 2019
What are the benefits of closing the feedback loop?

After collecting public input and finding key insights, we might often go straight to outlining a plan without following up with residents on how their input may have impacted that...

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