In this week’s news round-up, we celebrate the recent achievements that continue to fuel the complete streets movement – on Capitol Hill and in communities across the country.
The latest developments, events, and resources from the National Complete Streets Coalition:
With your support, and with the hard work of Coalition members and the Coalition staff, we were able to celebrate many successes in 2009 that will lead to more opportunities in 2010. We hope to raise $5,000 by December 31st – can you help? If you act quickly your donation will be matched dollar for dollar by Toole Design Group.
the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded Charlotte, NC’s Urban Street Design Guidelines – a model in complete streets planning and design – with the coveted National Award for Smart Growth Achievement in Policies and Regulations.
The National Complete Streets Coalition participated in a meeting yesterday with Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood that centered on how Complete Streets can help create a safer environment for all road users.
This week in Complete Streets news, we cover some of the results of Monday’s Dangerous by Design release, including a meeting with Secretary LaHood, progress in Lee County, and more.
A new report ranking the nation’s most dangerous metropolitan areas for walking finds that ‘incomplete’ streets are a major culprit in the deaths of thousands of Americans every year.
Complete streets and public transportation go hand-in-hand when improving our communities. Streets designed with all users in mind help connect transit to destinations.
After levying a half-cent sales tax to fund road maintenance and improvements (including sidewalks), hope was high that this would provide opportunity to begin completing the streets in Topeka, Kansas. Yet, city officials have fallen prey to a common misconception about Complete Streets.
This week in Complete Streets news, we celebrate three new policies, bringing the national total to 110 jurisdictions! We’ve also got news from Kentucky and Mississippi, plus much more.
In this week’s complete streets news: we walk to school, livability and transportation make the news, and lots more!