Coming soon: A brand new Complete Streets policy framework

Introducing a brand new framework for grading Complete Streets policies

We’ve got big news to share: As you hopefully know already, each year the Coalition releases an analysis and ranking of the best Complete Streets policies in the country based on 10 policy elements that were established more than a decade ago. Beginning in 2018, we will be using a brand new framework to analyze and rank Complete Streets policies.

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State groups from across the country take the smart growth message to Capitol Hill

Smart Growth America and the Coalition for Smarter Growth, our local DC regional partner, welcomed thirty other state and regional smart growth organizations from around the country to Washington, DC this week for their annual meeting, including a day of meetings with their legislators to encourage them to pass smart federal policies to support their efforts to build strong communities.

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Now Hiring: President and CEO

The Board of Directors of Smart Growth America is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as President and CEO to provide national leadership for the smart growth movement and overall direction to the organization and its staff, ensure the organization’s fiscal health and administrative functions, and oversee the delivery of SGA programs and policies.

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Florida DOT hits milestone in context-based street design

The Florida Department of Transportation is making major strides toward improving pedestrian and bicycle safety through its Complete Streets Implementation initiative. One of FDOT’s most innovative achievements has been the recent adoption of eight context classifications to guide road design decisions. While the concept of context classification is not new, FDOT is one of the first states to operationalize it within formal decision-making processes.

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Watch the recorded webinar on transit-oriented development opportunities in Albuquerque, NM

Thank you to everyone who joined LOCUS for a live discussion of Transit-Oriented Development Opportunities in Albuquerque on Thursday, October 19, 2017. In case you missed the live event, you can watch the recorded version below: Albuquerque is a great opportunity market for developers and investors like you. Here’s why: The city’s recent transit-oriented development (TOD) federal … Continued

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Northern Indiana gets a kick-start on Complete Streets implementation


The National Complete Streets Coalition has been working on an exciting new project with Indiana communities along the border of Michigan, in a region known as “Michiana.”  Together with the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG), we are helping to bring together communities interested in Complete Streets to make the entire region safer and more convenient for everyone, no matter their age, ability, income, race, or how they choose to travel.

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Complete Streets News – October 2017

Do you have a Complete Streets Implementation Committee and/or Complete Streets Coalition in your community? Let us know! We’re collecting an atlas.

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Registration now open for Intersections: Creating Culturally Complete Streets — Join us in Nashville, TN on April 3-4, 2018 for mobile workshops, interactive panels and breakout discussions about cutting-edge Complete Streets and creative placemaking research, ideas, and practices. The conference will also be an opportunity to meet fellow advocates and practitioners from across the country.

Have an idea related to Complete Streets or creative placemaking? We are also accepting session proposals. Take part in the movement and register today >>

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