Complete Streets Implementation: A Resource Appendix

Summary

You have a Complete Streets policy: Now what? Implementing any policy is challenging and Complete Streets policies add additional layers of complexity, including education to a diverse constituency, selecting projects that address your policy’s goals, and ultimately funding and maintaining these projects.

The following resource can assist your team as you look to navigate the public process for Complete Street implementation. It includes customizable ideas to help manage culture shift, educational resources to teach different stakeholders best practices, and ideas to continuously provide the best possible Complete Streets through key performance indicators.

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Changing Complete Streets Policy: A Brief Guidebook

Summary

An effective Complete Streets policy does not assume that local legislatures and communities know what Complete Streets are. Instead, good Complete Streets policies understand and complement their community’s context and focus on practical, affordable, measurable, and flexible solutions. The best Complete Streets policies continuously update to reflect changes in their communities – and have codified rules and guides clearly into their Codes of Ordinances.

Inside this document you will find a menu of optional policy elements, methods to share this information with your constituencies, and an editable policy template to mold to complete your streets.

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