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Public Involvement

A well-organized public involvement program outlines the techniques and practices which can focus public dialogue and local involvement in a project in a productive and useful way. Public involvement helps guide project development to meet the overall public interest by building consensus around a single plan of action, and is a key element of project implementation strategy.


The Mineta Transportation Institute, "The Nature of Context Sensitive Solutions, Stakeholders Involvement and Critical Issues in the Urban Context"
US Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, “Public Involvement Techniques for Transportation Decision-making”
Florida Department of Transportation. “Public Involvement Handbook”
Minnesota Department of Transportation, “Hear Every Voice: A Guide to Public Involvement at Mn/DOT”
New York Department of Transportation – The I-87 Project. Documents the public involvement efforts for an international connection between the largest metropolitan area in the United States (New York City) and the second largest metropolitan area in Canada (Montreal) 
New York Department of Transportation – The Route 9A Project. A good example of a CSS public involvement effort by NYSDOT. 
Virginia DOT “Public Involvement: Your Guide to Participating in the Transportation Planning and Programming Process”

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