Get the recap: “Evaluating Complete Streets Projects: A guide for practitioners” webinar and discussion

On Tuesday, the National Complete Streets Coalition hosted a webinar on our newest resource, Evaluating Complete Streets Projects: A guide for practitioners. The new guide is designed to help transportation professionals understand and use new measures of success, and provides an introduction to performance measurement for Complete Streets projects. The recording of Tuesday’s webinar is now available:

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Joining the program were Stefanie Seskin, Deputy Director of the National Complete Streets Coalition; Hanna Kite, National Complete Streets Coalition Fellow; Marshall Elizer, PE, PTOE, Senior Vice President, Gresham, Smith and Partners; Coralette Hannon, Senior Legislative Representative, AARP; Meghan Mitman, AICP, Senior Associate, Fehr & Peers; and Adam Vest, PE, PTOE, Senior Engineer, Kittelson & Associates.

The webinar panelists mentioned several great resources during their discussion, and for your convenience a roundup of those resources is provided below. Several of the resources on this list are not yet published—keep tabs on forthcoming research and reports by joining the National Complete Streets Coalition’s mailing list.

National evaluation and performance metrics research

Level of Transit Stress (LTS)

Local efforts for Complete Streets metrics

  • New York City’s Local Law 23/Intro 99Local Law 23 supported New York City’s Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Complete Streets approach by requiring NYCDOT to develop, monitor, and report on indicators related to sustainability, mobility, quality of life, and infrastructure outcomes.
  • Bike East Bay and SB 743 Advocacy: Watch for the results of the Oakland Bikeways 2.0 study, which will focus on streamlining the CEQA process, especially with road diets.
  • San Pablo Avenue Specific Plan, The City of El Cerrito (2014): Example from Meghan Mitman about investment in community engagement related to metrics, infographics were especially helpful for diverse audiences.

Other measures and reports

Tuesday’s discussion provided great context for each of these resources, and even more are included in the full report. Thank you to everyone who joined Tuesday’s event.

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