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Public involvement guidelines for transportation projects

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Public involvement is an important component of transportation projects and studies. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) established some rules and best practices to clarify the roles and expectations of WisDOT staff and consultants handling public involvement activities for projects and studies. Guidance on public involvement can be found in Chapter 6 of the Facilities Development Manual (FDM).

Samples and templates

Various materials are used to provide information to the public about transportation projects and studies. This includes news releases, project newsletters/reports, public involvement meetings (PIM), correspondence and advertising.

NOTE: Most documents below are in Word format Word unless otherwise noted.

Additional resources

News releases


Public information meetings

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