Potential Use of Social Media in the NEPA Process

NCHRP 25-25/80

Interactive Tools Matrix

Collage of Social Networking Products

Social Networking


GovLoop is an online social network for people in and around government. The community was originally aimed at federal, state and local government employees in the United States, but has since grown to include students, government contractors, employees of governments outside the United States and individuals interested in government service.

Features: P; CI; AC; SCP; GL; MM; MC; EF
Benefits: Government-specific groups and discussions, free training and education, government perspectives on other social media.
Enhances or enhanced by: YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+
Potential NEPA Application: Interactive forum of government employees and consultants to share information and ideas; active users have strong interest in Gov 2.0 and increasing effectiveness of public communication to improve public processes.
Notes: Find an active blogger or GovLoop participant whose interests are similar to yours and engage with them by commenting on their posts and asking them questions.