Tag Archives: Complete Streets

NJDOT Announces Release of Complete Streets Design Guide

​This month, the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) released the New Jersey Complete Streets Design Guide, the latest in a series of guides to aid policy makers, government officials, and local citizens with addressing the needs of bicyclists, pedestrians and everyone who travels along their roadways. Learn more... Read more

Miami Is Testing a Half-Mile of Red, Green and Slower

​In recent years, Miami has regularly ranked high among U.S. cities with the most cyclist and pedestrian fatalities. City officials want to move beyond that dubious honor. To help them do so, Miami-Dade County adopted the Safer People, Safer Streets Local Action Plan in June 2016. Last week, the city celebrated its first complete streets pilot project. Read more... Read more

Rethinking First & Last Mile: Transit-Driven Complete Streets

Join the National Complete Streets Coalition and co-hosts Michael Baker International and the American Public Transportation Association for a webinar that will explore examples of how the Jacksonville Transportation Authority leveraged its transit system redesign to promote improved connectivity through Complete Streets. Speakers will rethink the concept of first mile/last mile on a granular scale, exploring what kinds of infrastructure are needed to provide safe, convenient transportation choices for transit-dependent communities. Register now... Read more

The Best Complete Streets Policies of 2016

More than 1,000 jurisdictions in the United States have made formal commitments to streets that are safe and convenient for everyone—no matter their age, income, race, ethnicity, physical ability, or how they choose to travel—by passing a Complete Streets policy. In 2016, 222 new policies were passed, and this year’s policies were the strongest yet. This report from the National Complete Streets Coalition celebrates all of these accomplishments as well as the communities that passed the strongest Complete Streets policies... Read more

The Best Complete Streets Policies of 2016 Kickoff Celebration

​More than 130 communities passed Complete Streets policies in 2016. Join Smart Growth America for a webinar in celebration of “The Best Complete Streets Policies of 2016,” an interactive conversation between the National Complete Streets Coalition staff and communities leading the way on streets that are safe and convenient for everyone. Hear from the community with the top-scoring policy of 2016 about how they crafted an outstanding Complete Streets policy and how they’re implementing it. Register now... Read more

Tuesdays at APA: Dangerous By Design

​Join the American Planning Association (APA) in Washington, D.C., for their free after-work lecture and discussion series. This month, Emiko Atherton, director of the National Complete Streets Coalition, will discuss findings and implications from the recently released Dangerous by Design 2016 report. Attendees will learn which areas of the country are leading in pedestrian safety, what impacts roadway design has on vulnerable populations, and what steps communities can take to work toward implementing a Complete Streets design approach. Register now... Read more

Making the Most of Main Street: Complete Streets & Walkable Communities

How do Complete Streets help communities achieve walkable main streets? What steps can advocates and practitioners take to revitalize their downtowns? Join the National Complete Streets Coalition and co-host America Walks to discuss these questions and more. This webinar will feature speakers from the City of Langley, Washington and Langley Main Street Association as they share their experiences developing and implementing Complete Streets on their downtown corridors. Speakers will explore examples of collaboration between public health and rural economic development,... Read more
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