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Posts Tagged ‘Citizen Engagement’

Ferndale, MI: Embracing Community Voices

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Trans4M Odyssey Film Series: Embracing Community Voices in Ferndale

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The Detroit Bus Company

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Young entrepreneur Andy Didorosi believes that the way to Detroit’s new era depends on better leadership and a solid connection between the city and the suburbs. So when the city in 2012 axed its plans to build the M-1 light rail, the transit solution that would’ve bridged that vital connection, Didorosi was mad as hell. […]

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Summer Recess for Infrastructure…Are You Kidding!?

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

It’s August:  warm weather, Congressional and state government recesses — the no-school summer season. Sure seems like a great time to chill out, kick back and let the issues ride until after Labor Day. NO WAY, when it comes to infrastructure issues! Our nation’s engineers came out with their comprehensive report on the status of […]

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Guest on The Infra Blog: Joshua Schank, Eno Center for Transportation

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Dr. Joshua L. Schank is the President & CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation. Topics include:
Sustainable Funding for Transportation
Engagement at the Federal Level
Politicians & Citizen Engagement
Money for Transportation

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Guest on The Infra Blog: Geoffrey Anderson, President & CEO, Smart Growth America

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Geoffrey Anderson is the President and CEO of Smart Growth America. Recently named by Partnership for Sustainable Communities as “One of the 100 Most Influential Leaders in Sustainable Community Planning and Development,” Geoffrey came to his current position after eight years heading the Smart Growth Program at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Geoffrey is a […]

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Guest on The Infra Blog: Will Friedman, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Public Agenda

Thursday, February 11th, 2010
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Will Friedman joined Public Agenda in 1994, founded the public engagement department in 1996 and has overseen a steady and expanding stream of work aimed at helping communities build capacity to tackle tough issues in more inclusive, deliberative and collaborative ways. In 2006, he established Public Agenda’s Center for Advances in Public Engagement, which conducts action research to assess impacts and improve practice.

Public Agenda, an innovative public opinion research and public engagement organization, works to strengthen our democracy’s capacity to tackle tough public policy issues.

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