Coming next week: The best Complete Streets policies of 2012

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The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission in Dayton, OH was one of the communities honored in last year’s analysis. Photo via MVRPC.

Each year the National Complete Streets Coalition takes a look back at the Complete Streets policies passed in the past year, and highlights some of the best. Our analysis of 2012’s policies will be coming out next week – here’s a sneak peek of what’s in the report.

How many policies were passed last year? In the past year we’ve mentioned many communities’ new Complete Streets policies on our blog. Next week’s report will take a comprehensive look at all the policies passed in 2012.

Which policies were the best? Of all the Complete Streets policies passed in 2012, ten stand out as stellar examples. Next week’s report will tell you which policies got top marks and the towns, cities or regions that passed them.

What can other communities learn from this? For communities considering a new or revised Complete Streets policy, next week’s report will also have plenty of tips, insights and recommendations for writing strong policy language. Examples from this year’s top policies as well as an explanation of what we look for in our analysis will help community leaders craft great policies.

Be the first to read next week’s report: Join the National Complete Streets Coalition’s mailing list and you’ll get the new report, complete with top ten ranking and tips for communities, delivered straight to your inbox.

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