Citizen Participation: Assessing Public Attitudes

by Desmond M. Connor, Pres.; D.M. Connor Development Services, Ltd., Oakville, Ontario,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1975, Vol. 45, Issue 10, Pg. 78-79

Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: One of a short series of articles how to achieve effective citizen participation. A case history approach is used focusing on a proposed highway relocation in Ottowa, Canada. Techniques and procedures are given for gathering as much information and citizen input as possible in a short time and with least cost. Personal contacts, informality and flexibility are stressed.

Subject Headings: Canada | Highway and road management | Mergers and acquisition | Public participation | Relocation | Right of way (land) | Social factors

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