Complete Streets

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What are complete streets?

Complete streets are designed and operated to enable safe access for all pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders of all ages and abilities. They make it easy and safe to cross the street, walk to school, and bicycle to work.

What are the benefits of implementing complete streets?

  • Economic benefits
  • Reduced vehicular crashes
  • Encourage walking and bicycling
  • Helps ease transportation difficulties, such as traffic jams
  • Helps children gain opportunities for physical activity and independence
  • Air quality
  • Fiscal benefits

Where can I find more information?

National Complete Streets Coalition

Tri-County Regional Planning Commission - Complete Streets Policy

American Planning Association - Complete Streets

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