Millennials to Boomers | How MDOT Involved 6,300 for Its LRTP!
Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 1 p.m.
Friday, June 12, 2020, 2 p.m. CDT
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Is traditional public involvement getting old? While transportation matters to residents of all ages, few attend public meetings. That’s why Michigan DOT went online to engage the broader public when it began working on a completely new state long range transportation plan (SLRTP).
Times are changing. In this webinar, find out how Michigan DOT and WSP joined forces to engage 6,300 people to uncover their evolving transportation priorities for the Michigan Mobility 2045 SLRTP. Join Shane Peck, Anita Richardson, Brad Sharlow, and Kyle Haller as they share what they learned about public preferences for modal tradeoffs, infrastructure investments, intelligent technologies, and transit.
What’s new in public involvement? Attend this complimentary webinar for modern ways to:
- Uncover the transportation priorities of your citizens
- Engage across all age-groups, going beyond the usual suspects
- Gamify transportation education to capture informed public input
- Integrate tech to capture public input at public meetings
- Build resident support and buy-in for meaningful change
Public involvement is integral to the success of the MDOT mission — providing the highest quality integrated transportation services for economic benefit and improved quality of life. Attend this webinar to find out how the MDOT-WSP team was astounded with their online public involvement outcomes.
Having served MDOT for 16 years, Brad Sharlow is currently Supervisor for the Urban Travel Analysis Unit and project manager for the 2045 MDOT state long-range transportation plan. He previously worked as project manager for the 2040 MDOT SLRP reaffirmation and served as Congestion Management Specialist for MDOT. He has worked on model coordination teams with the SEMCOG and Flint MPOs and facilitated the Transportation Technical Committee. Brad also served in multiple capacities with the City of Perry. Brad holds a Master in Urban and Regional Planning from Michigan State University.
Transportation Planner - Michigan Department of Transportation. Deputy Project Manager - Michigan State Long-Range Transportation Plan, Michigan Mobility 2045
Dave Biggs is an internationally-recognized keynote and panel speaker, author and public engagement strategist focusing on tools to enhance community participation for planning projects. With over 20 years of experience on a wide range award-winning projects with government clients and consulting firms, he has built a reputation for leading edge community outreach. Dave is also honored to serve as an advisor on best practices for public involvement to many planning agencies such as APA, FHWA and TRB and public participation organizations such as IAP2 and NCDD.