The communities in the running for the best Complete Streets policy of 2016

Eddy Street Commons in South Bend, IN. South Bend had one of the highest scoring policies of 2015. Which communities will be on the 2016 list? Photo courtesy of the City of South Bend.

Last year, 130 communities passed Complete Streets policies, and all of them are in the running to win the title of best Complete Streets policy of 2016. Could your town or city be this year’s winner? Here’s the full list:

Petaluma, CA
Hartford, CT
Middletown, CT
Portland, CT
Delray Beach, FL
Manatee County, FL
Palm Beach MPO, FL
Americus, GA
Johnston, IA
Moville, IA
Pleasant Hill, IA
Sergeant Bluff, IA
Urbandale, IA
Bensenville, IL
Bloomington, IL
Brookfield, IL
Calumet Park, IL
DeKalb, IL
Midlothian, IL
Normal, IL
Richton Park, IL
Skokie, IL
South Chicago Heights, IL
Steger, IL
Willow Spring, IL
Fort Wayne, IN
LaCrosse, IN
Iola, KS
St. Bernard Parish, LA
Adams, MA
Agawam, MA
Brookline, MA
Cheshire, MA
Clarksburg, MA
Dalton, MA
Egremont, MA
Gloucester, MA
Hinsdale, MA
Lenox, MA
Medford, MA
Newton, MA
North Adams, MA
Sandisfield, MA
Swampscott, MA
West Springfield, MA
West Stockbridge, MA
Westford, MA
Williamstown, MA
Kalamazoo, MI
Hawley, MN
Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota Department of Transportation Policy, MN
Florissant, MO
Pineville, MO
Warsaw, MO
Billings, MT
Missoula, MT
Fargo-Moorhead Metro Council of Governments, ND
Hinsdale, NH
Troy, NH
Bay Head, NJ
Burlington, NJ
Gibbsboro, NJ
Pemberton, NJ
Somerset County, NJ
Voorhees, NJ
Winslow, NJ
Woodstown, NJ
Altona, NY
Binghampton Metropolitan Tranportation Study, NY
Clinton, NY
Dannemora, NY
Dutchess County, NY
Holland Patent, NY
Sleepy Hollow, NY
Ticonderoga, NY
Utica, NY
Yonkers, NY
Muskogee, OK
Pryor Creek, OK
Pittsburgh, PA
Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, TN
Nashville, TN
Fort Worth, TX
Norfolk, VA
Aberdeen, WA
Algona, WA
Auburn, WA
Bellevue, WA
Bellingham, WA
Bothell, WA
Carnation, WA
Cle Elum, WA
Colfax, WA
Coulee City, WA
Darrington, WA
Duvall, WA
Ellensburg, WA
Elmer City, WA
Ephrata, WA
Everett, WA
Fircrest, WA
Ione, WA
Kenmore, WA
Kent, WA
Kirkland, WA
Lake Forest Park, WA
Lakewood, WA
Marysville, WA
Mesa, WA
Moxee, WA
Naches, WA
North Bonneville, WA
Olympia, WA
Pasco, WA
Pomeroy, WA
Port Townsend, WA
Republic, WA
Rosalia, WA
Ruston, WA
Tieton, WA
Twisp, WA
Waitsburg, WA
Walla Walla, WA
Wenatchee, WA
West Richland, WA
Wilbur, WA
Winthrop, WA
Yakima, WA
La Crosse, WI

Any community that passed a Complete Streets policy, ordinance, resolution, or executive order in 2016 is eligible to be included in our annual ranking. If your community passed a policy in 2016 but is not included on this list, send us a copy of your policy by Friday, March 10.

We’ll release the full list of scores—including the best policy in the country from last year—later this spring. Congratulations to all the towns and cities on this list. Passing a Complete Streets policy is already a win in our book!

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