The U.S. Department of Transportation was in snowy Minneapolis yesterday for the second stop of its Reauthorization Listening Tour. They heard plenty about complete streets.
Complete Streets News
Below is an archive of Complete Streets monthly newsletters:
Just before the holidays, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) settled two long-running ADA lawsuits, agreeing to spend $1.1 billion over the next 30 years to repair and improve state-controlled sidewalks, crosswalks and park-and-ride facilities.
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 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.
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!
The National Complete Streets Coalition is happy to make it official: more than 100 jurisdictions across the United States have adopted Complete Streets policies! The Coalition celebrated the milestone on Monday October 5th with a reception on Capitol Hill, co-hosted by the American Planning Association (APA) and Representative Doris Matsui.
A new flurry of study results, meetings, and reports from the public health community – including a specific recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – are pointing the way toward complete streets policies as an important tool in the fight against the obesity crisis.