December 17, 2014, 6am PST
How do you create a plan document that grabs the attention of your audience and generates feedback? In Central Arkansas, citizens are exploring and experiencing an interactive online draft plan that makes participation easy and fun.
February 15, 2014, 9am PST
Plan documents tend to be static, long, and—let's face it—boring. See how three planning organizations started thinking outside the PDF box to encourage more informed citizen participation.
September 6, 2012, 1pm PDT
The State of New Hampshire has created an interactive online tool for its municipalities to examine the impacts of different land use scenarios, in the hopes of promoting smart growth. Geneva Faulkner describes how it works.
August 22, 2012, 1pm PDT
Chris Haller parses the data in a recent report on Internet use for implications for how communities should manage their public outreach strategies.
April 28, 2012, 9am PDT
Bill Fulton and Chris Haller look at Denver's recent efforts to involve its residents in helping to solve next years anticipated $94 million budget gap.