Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Complete Streets

Making the Case for Complete Streets

Redesigning streets to make room for people is a no brainer. “Complete streets” projects that calm traffic and provide safe space for walking and biking save money, reduce crashes and injuries, and improve economic outcomes. Need further convincing? Smart Growth America has done some number crunching, looking at the impact of 37 complete streets projects from communities across the […]

Which Places Got Complete Streets Policies Right in 2014?

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Complete streets policies have proliferated rapidly in American cities and towns over the last few years. A total of 712 jurisdictions nationwide — counties, cities, suburbs, even transit agencies — now have complete streets resolutions or ordinances that codify an approach to street design that serves people who walk, bike, and ride transit. In the […]

The Best Complete Streets Policies of 2013

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A growing number places are adopting policies to create safe space on the streets no matter how you get around. This year 80 new complete streets policies were passed by municipalities, states, counties, and planning agencies around the United States looking to make walking and biking safer. That brings the total number of such policies […]