Complete Streets

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This one-way street in downtown Chicago has both dedicated bike and bus lanes.

Article August 08, 2017
Can street design contribute to greater social equity?   For people who do most of their daily trips by car, it might not be obvious how things like street design and social equity are related. But for anyone who does their daily trips on foot, by bike or on transit, how a street is designed and...
Complete streets in Oakland
Article August 08, 2017
Complete streets are streets for everyone.   That is the explanation offered by the National Complete Streets Coalition, a movement launched in 2004 that is part of the urban planning and development organization known as Smart Growth America. The coalition indicates on their website that the goal...
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News July 27, 2017
City leaders in Akron, Ohio, have set in motion a long-term plan to raise nearly $12 million for a “complete streets” makeover of North Main Street from the Y-bridge to Cuyahoga Falls.   Public engineers received approval Monday from the city council to apply for $6 million in grant funding from...
Article February 19, 2016
It is not enough to keep building yesterday’s roads.    America’s transportation needs are changing, the global economy is shifting, and despite advances in automobile safety, too many people are struck and killed each year on U.S. streets. Mayors from some of the nation’s largest cities along with...
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The action plan was developed with a focus on redoing a six-block area of Grandview.

Article July 25, 2013
Grandview, Wash., is a small city in south central Washington located in the Yakima Valley about halfway between Yakima and the tri-cities of Richland, Pasco and Kennewick.   Grandview is known for its agriculture: apples, cherries, grapes, hops, asparagus, corn, wheat, dairy and other fruit and...
News June 21, 2013
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has begun work on wide-sweeping improvements of U.S. 36 between Denver and Boulder, with the intention of making it more friendly for multiple modes of transportation. CDOT plans to deliver the upgrades in phases, with no timetable set for the...
News September 27, 2012
Caltrans’ complete streets policy has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading examples of safe, smart transportation policy according to a new nationwide analysis conducted by the National Complete Streets Coalition (NCSC).   Caltrans ranked third among the top-scoring policies nationwide in...
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