http://youtu.be/3SuNx0UrnEo
The rules are changing
Notparticipating is      like  hiding the    puzzle    pieces
Don’t letothers tellour story
Implementingsocial media on a transportation     project
Microblogging   Twitter   At least 38 state DOTS are using Twitter
Illinois  DOT
Tennessee   DOTMultiple TwitterAccounts
http://www.twitpic.com/photos/CapeTownFreeway
Summary of Content on DOT Twitter Accounts•Accidents             •Public Hearings/Docs•Congestion            •Policies•Tip...
http://culvert-inspection.com/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/wsdot
“Plowing & Sanding Operations continue on    mountain roadways. North end Sunrise Hwy    remains closed, chains required e...
Closure of 405 Freeway in LA
Chicago – Kansas City     Expressway                        “a unifiedcorridor of                        commerce between ...
Can social media be applied here?Promote the route as a destinationEncourage drivers along the route to     engage with so...
Who is your audience& what are you trying   to accomplish?       Check your     agency’s social      media policy
Increase YourCommunication Skills Offline and Online!
Participate!
http://www.munigov.org       http://www.govloop.comhttp://www.publicworksgroup.com
A new century is at hand, and a fastspreading technology promises to changesociety forever. It will let people live andwor...
Thank You! Questions?                          Pam Broviak, PE                          City of Geneva                    ...
Social Media & Its Use in Transportation Projects
Social Media & Its Use in Transportation Projects
Social Media & Its Use in Transportation Projects
Social Media & Its Use in Transportation Projects
Social Media & Its Use in Transportation Projects
Social Media & Its Use in Transportation Projects
Social Media & Its Use in Transportation Projects
Social Media & Its Use in Transportation Projects
Social Media & Its Use in Transportation Projects
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This presentation offers insight into the current and potential uses of social media in public works with a specific focus on transportation.

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Social Media & Its Use in Transportation Projects

  1. 1. http://youtu.be/3SuNx0UrnEo
  2. 2. The rules are changing
  3. 3. Notparticipating is like hiding the puzzle pieces
  4. 4. Don’t letothers tellour story
  5. 5. Implementingsocial media on a transportation project
  6. 6. Microblogging Twitter At least 38 state DOTS are using Twitter
  7. 7. Illinois DOT
  8. 8. Tennessee DOTMultiple TwitterAccounts
  9. 9. http://www.twitpic.com/photos/CapeTownFreeway
  10. 10. Summary of Content on DOT Twitter Accounts•Accidents •Public Hearings/Docs•Congestion •Policies•Tips/Advice •Legislation•General Information •Program Information•Lane •Transpo AlternativesClosures/Changes •Research•Incidents •Networking•Publications •Q&A Sessions (Chats)•Emergencies
  11. 11. http://culvert-inspection.com/
  12. 12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/wsdot
  13. 13. “Plowing & Sanding Operations continue on mountain roadways. North end Sunrise Hwy remains closed, chains required elsewhere. Chains also required on Palomar Mtn, Montezuma Valley Rd, San Felipe. Complete rundown at http://sdcdpw.org/emergency”http://www.facebook.com/pages/SDCountyDPW http://www.facebook.com/IllinoisDepartmentofTransportation
  14. 14. Closure of 405 Freeway in LA
  15. 15. Chicago – Kansas City Expressway “a unifiedcorridor of commerce between two of the major commercial and tourism centers in the Midwest” —May 25 resolution in the General Assembly (per www.dailyherald.com)
  16. 16. Can social media be applied here?Promote the route as a destinationEncourage drivers along the route to engage with social media Allow for check-ins tied to promotions along the route Integrate gaming elements
  17. 17. Who is your audience& what are you trying to accomplish? Check your agency’s social media policy
  18. 18. Increase YourCommunication Skills Offline and Online!
  19. 19. Participate!
  20. 20. http://www.munigov.org http://www.govloop.comhttp://www.publicworksgroup.com
  21. 21. A new century is at hand, and a fastspreading technology promises to changesociety forever. It will let people live andwork wherever they please, and createdynamic new communities linked byelectronics, improve the lot of the poor, andreinvent government . . .” - An article about the telephone, 1898
  22. 22. Thank You! Questions? Pam Broviak, PE City of Geneva pbroviak@geneva.il.us Public Works Group pwg@publicworksgroup.comTwitter: http://www.twitter.com/pbroviakLinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/pbroviakSkype: Pam.BroviakSlides at: http://www.slideshare.net/publicworksgroup
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