TEXRail Environmental Assessment and Station Planning
Trinity Metro, Fort Worth, Texas
In preparation for a 2.1-mile extension of the TEXRail commuter line from downtown Fort Worth to the Fort Worth Medical District, Trinity Metro is performing environmental assessments and preliminary engineering.
PIA leads a team of specialists to provide public involvement, communications, and special outreach services for the planned TEXRail extension, as well as coordinating public input sessions for station planning.
FM 546/CR 400 Corridor Alignment Study
Collin County, Texas
Collin County is including the public in a study on realigning and expanding FM 546 through areas of Lowry Crossing and Princeton as an alternative to existing U.S. 380. As part of the project team, PIA is developing innovative mechanisms to identify and communicate with stakeholders during COVID-19 considerations and beyond.
Through the creation of a Public Involvement Plan, a project website, and virtual public meeting mechanisms that not only capture comments but provide the ability for the exchange of information, this project will maintain a stakeholder-centric approach to the environmental process.
Lemmon Avenue Streetscape Enhancement Project
Dallas Love Field, Dallas, Texas
As part of the most recent Airport Master Plan Update, the area of Lemmon Avenue near Dallas Love Field is set for enhancements to safety, walkability, and bicycle-friendliness. PIA was brought on to this project to provide specialized communication with stakeholders along the corridor of this initiative.
PIA conducted a virtual meeting for representatives of the Good Neighbor Program and deployed and analyzed a comprehensive online survey tool to provide community-focused engagement for streetscape enhancements.
North Carolina Department of Transportation Corridor Planning – U.S. 74 and U.S. 321 Master Plans
Raleigh, North Carolina
While updating master plans for North Carolina transportation corridors, NCDOT needed public outreach and input from stakeholders across the state. PIA created a Stakeholder Involvement Plan to identify outreach needs for two corridors spanning the entire length of the state.
PIA deployed statewide surveys for U.S. 74 and U.S. 321 master planning purposes. Through utilization of regional and metropolitan planning organizations across the state, the surveys engaged almost 900 participants.
Brand Awareness Stakeholder Outreach & Survey Strategy
Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) enlisted PIA’s public involvement specialists to obtain key information about stakeholder brand awareness throughout its seven-campus district.
The PIA team delivered a comprehensive survey via dozens of focus groups, in English and Spanish, on each of DCCCD’s seven community college campuses. Focus groups included influencers, foundation members, students, potential students, faculty, and staff. After carefully considering and measuring input from in-person and survey respondents, DCCCD is now Dallas College, a brand that unifies their colleges with one name and mission.
Regional Healthcare Partnership 18 Project Management
Collin, Grayson and Rockwall Counties
PIA supports Collin County, Texas in its leadership of the Texas Health and Human Services-required Regional Healthcare Partnership (RHP 18) initiative. The project requires consensus building among public and provide healthcare providers in Collin, Grayson and Rockwall counties, as well as the compilation of a regional community needs assessment and health-related project initiatives.
Our team guides providers through assigned metrics that address population health. In addition, we create Learning Collaborative events to help guide providers on ways in which they can share and exchange resources. Since the onset, we worked with providers who managed nearly $200 million in innovative projects.