Posts Tagged "community outreach"

Transforming State Highways to Complete Streets

Posted by on Oct 13, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

What would you do if three state highways within your City limits were relinquished to you by the State? The City of Oxnard was presented with this question, and they took it to the public. Beginning in 2008, the actions of the California Transportation Commission, by way of Senate Bill 1366 (Negrate McLeod), resulted in the relinquishment of portions of State Route (SR) 1 (better known as the Pacific Coast Highway), SR 34, and SR 232 to the City of Oxnard. The City would now administer the operations and maintenance of these designated state highways within the Oxnard city limits....

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Bringing the Public Around on Roundabouts

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in Blog, News | 1 comment

Bringing the Public Around on Roundabouts

Innovative public works projects often necessitate a public relations campaign to inform the community and respond to those voices who will proclaim to every proposed change – “Not in My Backyard!” This is especially true when introducing roundabouts in communities where the concept is new, as they require a unique public outreach campaign designed to educate citizens about their benefits and dispel myths, as well as address project specific concerns. Both Omni-Means and the City of Rocklin recognized the value of a comprehensive public outreach campaign with the recently...

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