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... B-1 APPENDIX B: ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY Type Title of Resource Source (Agency/Organization) Brief Description Reference (Website link)
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... B-2 Article, Webinar series Virtual engagement: A springboard for inclusive community planning National Charrette Institute and Form-Based Codes Institute This three-part webinar series includes sessions "Charettes go virtual: Missoula, Montana hosts an online charrette to advance a community vision," "Tools & Techniques for Virtual Community Engagement," and "Equitable Inclusion in Virtual Community Engagement." These webinars show examples of how virtual engagement can reach some citizens who do not typically engage in more traditional community engagement platforms, and how these tools can ensure that citizens are not left behind in the planning process. The last session, described in more detail in section 2.0 of this memorandum, includes a discussion among top equity experts to understand the equity considerations that must be taken into account when conducting virtual community engagement.
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... B-3 Report Assessing Virtual Engagement Best Practices for Vulnerable Populations North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority Highlighted Document - The Rutgers Public Outreach and Engagement Team conducted a series of 19 interviews with staff at social service agencies and community organizations in the spring of 2020 to better understand how virtual and other remote methods helped them continue to engage with vulnerable groups during the pandemic. Interviews targeted organizations that serve individuals with disabilities, older adults, individuals with low incomes, at-risk youth, those who experienced domestic violence, veterans, and immigrants, and those with limited English proficiency.
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... B-4 Report Guide to Virtual Engagement Michigan DOT Highlighted Guidance Document - This guide provides an overview of VPI tools to encourage meaningful public participation during a transportation infrastructure or regional planning project. The content includes questions to ask before choosing VPI strategies, practical steps to using tools that increase reach and awareness and/or share information and father feedback, how to collect and use the comments that are received their virtual engagement, examples of which VPI tools and strategies to use for different types of transportation projects, and best practices for running online meetings.
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... B-5 Article Virtual Meetings: Accessibility Checklist & Best Practices American Bar Association Highlighted Guidance Document - This article presents considerations for understanding accessibility needs when planning a virtual event, including those who are deaf or hard of hearing, blind or have low vision, or have intellectual, developmental, or mobility disabilities. It includes links to the accessibility information and features offered by some of the more popular platforms, a checklist to help ensure that events are accessible, and some best practices to implement.

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