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Public Participation Initiative

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Policy and goals

MnDOT's public involvement approach

We want to meet people where they are, identify what is important to them, and make the most of participation opportunities to invest in a safe, sustainable system that gets them where they want to go. Our goals are to:


MnDOT's public involvement policy is based on an over-arching strategic plan that sets the direction for subsequent plans. It's focus is on priority transportation improvements and investments that result in a system that helps area residents travel safer, smarter and more efficiently. Other initiatives include:



Multicultural engagement and marketing

Cultural competence, effective engagement and sound marketing are vital components to the department's success, and we focus on serving others through building and maintaining authentic relationships with our multicultural communities.

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