NCPC will expand its use of social media technologies and platforms where appropriate (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr), and work to integrate these channels with its website. This will be an important way to connect with existing communities of Internet users and link them with NCPC and its work.
NCPC will broadcast a live video and audio stream of Commission meetings accompanied by a live chat feed to allow members of the public who cannot attend meetings in person to participate in the proceedings. Video streams also will be archived on the NCPC website for later viewing. Where possible, NCPC will work to stream video in a similar manner from other NCPC events.
NCPC will implement an online commenting system that will allow the public to submit comments regarding the planning initiatives of the NCPC. Comments received will be published on the website, along with responses from NCPC staff. This will help provide a more visible record of the public participation process around the agency’s activities.
NCPC will implement an online crowdsourcing platform that will allow the agency to solicit ideas and opinions from visitors to its website. Visitors also will be able to comment or vote on other contributed ideas, helping to identify priorities and concerns not already considered by NCPC staff.