With careful planning, purposeful messaging and promotions, and the right technology, planners can achieve great success no matter how small the project.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (PRWEB) January 11, 2021
How can planners reliably engage 1000s of participants regardless of the size of the project? On Thursday, January 21st, MetroQuest joins forces with community engagement specialists from North Carolina Capital Area MPO (NC CAMPO), WSP and McAdams in a webinar to share the tactics that help planners achieve successful public engagement for projects big and small.
While LRTPs and State-wide projects gain widespread attention, meaningful community engagement matters at every level. But with careful planning, purposeful messaging and promotions, and the right technology, planners can achieve great success no matter how small the project. Cost effective strategies with social media, strategic outreach, and building rapport with community groups allows planners to engage constituents and develop relationships with the community that support long-term, fruitful public engagement for planning projects.
Kenneth Withrow from NC CAMPO and Erich Melville from McAdams will walk through the specific online strategy and tools that allowed them to reach over 2000 residents for NC CAMPO’s Triangle Bikeway Study. They will set the stage for a Q&A panel where they’ll be joined by Jasmine Thompson and Sarah Parkins, both Communications and Public Involvement Specialists at WSP. Dave Biggs, Chief Engagement Officer at MetroQuest, will host the webinar and lead the panel through the discussion.
Together, the panel will highlight the proven strategies behind successful participation for small projects, demonstrating how planners can reach critical mass, engage difficult to reach audiences, and build public trust to create a culture of engagement.
Register to watch the webinar on January 21st and learn how public engagement for small projects can take off.
This webinar qualifies professional planners for 1.0 AICP Certification Maintenance credit.
MetroQuest is North America’s #1 online survey platform for public engagement in transportation and urban planning. Government agencies and planning firms of all sizes trust MetroQuest to engage thousands of people with delightful surveys that obtain informed input and actionable results to get plans approved. 1000s of public engagement practitioners attend MetroQuest’s webinars each month, gaining AICP CM Credit and driving forward the conversation around community involvement.
For more information about MetroQuest, visit https://www.metroquest.com/.