Strategies & Information Gathering Tools

The process of obtaining useful public input can be among the most challenging aspects of a public works project. Every community is unique, and the most effective approaches often combine a variety of techniques to address the problem. Here we cover just a few of the options that can be used to build a broad consensus on behalf of the community as a whole.

Project Websites

As a way of delivering a personalized, interactive experience that remains accessible 24/7, websites are without peer... Read more


Seeing is believing, and our visualizations team can develop a computer model that gives stakeholders... Read more

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

The impacts of a proposed new project can often be more clearly understood when shown on a map... Read more

Multi-day Charrettes

A good charrette invites a diverse range of stakeholders together for a series of focused meetings, including business leaders, residents, interest... Read more

Design Workshops

Working with a small group, a design professional guides a short educational presentation on basic design... Read more

Information Gathering Tools

A purposeful walk about town, a walking audit, is a great way to get a first hand understanding of existing... Read more