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#BustedCommute Toolkit

The following template materials have been developed to help amplify the #BustedCommute photo and video campaign

Our #BustedCommute home page is www.metroplanning.org/bustedcommute. A shortened link is http://bit.ly/2oybuOp

These materials include: 

1. A promotional email, first sent 2/28

2. Art to be used in all social promotion (see below)

  • General #BustedCommute image
  • Broken-down bus
  • Train delays
  • Cracked sidewalks
  • Potholes

3. Sample social content (please always run with campaign visuals)

Sample Tweets (please run with campaign visuals):

  • If you see something, snap something! Send your photos/videos of IL's deteriorating transpo infrastructure and they'll use them to advocate for needed investments
  • Have you had a ? We want to hear your story! Here’s how you can help us advocate for long-term, reliable funding for Illinois’ transportation system: 1. Snap a photo or shoot a video 2. Share with us on Twitter 3. Or email it to bustedcommute@metroplanners.org
  • Has IL transportation been failing you? Capture it on camera! Help @metroplanners collect stories of the problem to advocate for better transportation funding this spring. http://bit.ly/2F1YS8q #BustedCommute 
  • Nightmare commute recently? Don’t get mad about packed trains and potholes. Get active! Capture IL’s deteriorating transportation infrastructure on camera to help @metroplanners advocate for sustainable funding. http://bit.ly/2F1YS8q #BustedCommute 

Sample Facebook Posts (please run with campaign visuals):

Have you had a #BustedCommute? We want to hear your story! Here’s how you can help the Metropolitan Planning Council advocate for long-term, reliable funding for Illinois’ transportation system: 

  1. Snap a photo or shoot a video.  Describe what went wrong and where
  2. Share on Twitter. Tag #BustedCommute and your state legislator
  3. Or email it to bustedcommute@metroplanning.org


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