Communications and Media
Expert media and communications advice can make or break a campaign. 3MPH Planning and Consulting has a track record of helping advocates win audiences and change policy.
From helping secure a federal commitment to the goal of Zero Traffic Deaths to fighting for a safer regulatory environment in New York State, 3MPH has helped secure major victories in the fight for safer streets.
Media and communications campaigns have included:
Project: The Zero Traffic Deaths Campaign
Target: U.S. Department of Transportation
Goal: To secure a commitment from the federal government to set a long-term goal to reach zero traffic deaths.
Client: Families for Safe Streets, National Safety Council
Role: Media relations, social media, communications support
Outcome: Successful, U.S. DOT adopted a zero deaths goal in January 2022.
Project: Crash Victims Rights and Safety Act
Target: New York State Assembly
Goal: Pass a package of legislation aimed at reducing traffic deaths in New York State.
Client: Families for Safe Streets, Transportation Alternatives
Timeframe: Spring/Summer 2021, Spring/Summer 2022
Outcome: Three out of eight measures passed
Project: Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices Overhaul
Target: U.S. DOT
Goal: Secure major structural safety reforms in this important engineering manual.
Client: America Walks
Timeframe: Spring 2021
Outcome: Awaiting final document
Project: World Day of Remembrance
Target: General Public
Goal: Raise awareness about traffic deaths and their preventable nature
Client: Families for Safe Streets
Role: Media Relations, Social media, digital organizing support
Timeframe: Fall 2021, Fall 2022
Outcome: Continuous growth in number of public events, media attention.
Project: Ohio Speed Limit Reform Coalition
Target: ODOT, Ohio Legislature
Goal: Reform the way speed limits are set in Ohio
Client: Devou Good Foundation
Role: Strategy, Coordination, Communications
Outcome: In progress