Best Complete Streets Policies
For nearly two decades, Complete Streets policies have been helping places prioritize building safe, accessible, and healthy streets in their communities. In total, over 1,600 Complete Streets policies have been passed in the United States at every level of government, which we track in our policy inventory and atlas.
But every Complete Streets policy is not created equally. To celebrate and lift up the strongest policies in the country as worthy models for other communities to emulate, the National Complete Streets Coalition regularly evaluates and scores policies on a 100-point scale using a standardized set of ten elements. 1
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The National Complete Streets Coalition has been evaluating policies for numerous years. You can find the past editions of this report below. 2
Tip: The 2018 report has excellent profiles about five of the highest scoring policies reviewed in that report, with on-the-ground perspectives from some of the local leaders and advocates who were involved in drafting, passing, and implementing each of those five policies. That’s a great place to start.