ZANN provides significant public-information expertise for large infrastructure projects, with a specialty in transit and transportation-related projects. Your customized public outreach plan may include these facets:
Develop outreach strategies
Develop a stakeholder matrix to identify the various groups that will be impacted at every stage of the project
Canvass neighborhoods to inform homeowners and business owners, meeting with HOAs, meet with area business groups, etc.
Design open house events and represent your organization
Create and develop walking tours with historical information to engage the community
Design and facilitate roundtable forums to engage major stakeholders
Develop and write newsletters and manage distribution
Write and disseminate stakeholder-specific communication
Ensure topics are interesting and compelling (e.g., profile a small business, intern, or board member on the project)
Develop presentations and key messages
Represent your organization at public meetings and hearings
Solicit public comments, compile, and distill for your organization’s leaders
Organize public grand openings with ribbon-cutting presentation, entertainment, and a celebratory atmosphere
With ZANN you can be assured that your transit or transportation project’s public outreach efforts will inform the public, engage relevant stakeholders, and be positive and impactful.