1. How do I register on this site?
  2. How do I reset my password?
  3. How do I change my password once I'm logged in? (and only once you're logged in)
  4. How do I 'Like' an idea?
  5. How do I submit an idea?
  6. I'm having overall difficulties using the site.
  7. Why aren’t policy ideas listed with "all placemaking ideas"?

1. How do I register on this site?

  1. Go to the 'Register' link at the top right of nrfuture.com, or go directly to nrfuture.com/register.
  2. Fill in the required fields. We need these because financial decisions are made based on participant input. Then hit the 'Complete Sign-Up' button at the bottom right of the page.
  3. You should now see a confirmation page saying 'Almost there! You need to be approved before you can login. You should also receive an email saying the same thing, though if you don't receive it, check your spam/bulk mail folder.
  4. Wait to be approved by the community liaison, it doesn't take more than a day. You will then receive a welcome email.
  5. Once you receive the approval message, login with the email and password you chose, and start posting, Liking and commenting on ideas!

2. How do I reset my password?

  1. Select 'Login' at the top right of the website.
  2. Select 'Lost password?'
  3. Enter email and select 'Get New Password'.
  4. Important! Check your spam/bulk mail folder for the reset password message.

3. How do I change my password once I'm logged in? (and only once you're logged in)

  1. Go to the top of the website where it says 'Howdy, '[Your Name]''
  2. Select 'Edit My Profle'
  3. Go to 'Settings'. Change your password!

4. How do I 'Like' an idea?

  1. Make sure you're logged into the site.
  2. Go to Ideas at the top of the website, or nrfuture.com/ideas.
  3. Roll over the idea with your cursor to see a pop-up description.
  4. Simply 'Like' any idea you support by clicking on the 'Like' below the title. A green thumbs up appears when you do.
  5. Click on the idea to see a full description, larger and more images (if any) and comments. You can Like the idea via the top left Like button as well.
  6. Watch the number of Likes change after you Like an idea. Refresh your browser if you don't see changes.
  7. You can always undo your Like at any time.

5. How do I submit an idea?

  1. Make sure you're logged into the site.
  2. Go to Ideas at the top of the website, or nrfuture.com/ideas.
  3. Optional: Select a category in the right column. This puts your idea in the appropriate category.
  4. Select 'Post Your Idea!' in the left column.
  5. Fill in the fields and submit!
  6. You can always edit your idea once you submit it, via the 'Edit' button at the bottom of the idea page (you need to be logged in).
  7. Optional: If you prefer, email Ashley with the idea title, description and images to have her post the idea for you!

6. I'm having overall difficulties using the site.

We are currently working on having our web developers better accommodate people who use Internet Explorer. For several years developers haven’t been optimizing their websites for Internet Explorer unless specifically directed because of well documented security issues. Even Microsoft recently announced it is discontinuing Internet Explorer. While we will continue to work with our developers to accommodate Internet Explorer users, we also highly recommend using Google Chrome or Firefox (they’re free) - the download links are below:

Download Google Chrome
Download Firefox

7. Why aren’t policy ideas listed with placemaking ideas?
The nrfuture.com site exists to guide placemaking decisions for RDRXR. Some participants in the process were strongly in favor of having their voices heard on policy suggestions as well, which is not under the jurisdiction of RDRXR, nor are they qualified to provide feasibility studies on policy suggestions. To accommodate the NR Future community while retaining the integrity of the crowdsourced placemaking process, we created a separate section on the site for innovative policy ideas.