A NEW FEDERAL BILL TO MAKE OUR STREETS SAFER
A handful of leaders in the U.S. House and Senate introduced a bill that would finally require states and metro areas to design and build safer streets for everyone, but it will need strong and vocal support from across the country to become law.
Take Action For National Complete Streets
The Complete Streets Act of 2019would require states to set aside money for Complete Streets projects, create a statewide program to award the money (and provide technical support), and adopt design standards that support safer, complete streets. It was introduced today by Sen. Edward Markey (MA) and Rep. Steve Cohen (TN), and co-sponsored by Senators Blumenthal (CT) and Schatz (HI), and Reps. Espaillat (NY) and Gallego (AZ).
Complete Streets bill—tell your senators and representative to co-sponsor the Complete Streets Act of 2019.
A user-friendly guide to things that any city can do to make it safe and more livable.
February 6, 2019
24 THINGS CITYMAKERS MUST DO STAT TO DESIGN FOR OUR LIVES!
“…we took our best stab at distilling the vastly important Smart Growth America, Dangerous by Design report into what we believe are the main takeaways, both in terms of the key evidence-based findings and the critical design and policy guidance that came out of the report. We also aimed to translate these directives into specific, actionable urban design recommendations that citymakers must – and can – start implementing STAT.
Together, we can go from Dangerous by Design to Safe by Design! Let’s do this thing.
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Asbury Park fits the description of a small city developing smart ways to address equitable transportation. Learn about other ways that small cities are bridging the transportation gap for people who lack access to dependable transportation, or need a connection between their transit stop and final destination. Free webinar, “Small Places, Smart Mobility”, Thursday, Nov. 1 at 2pm EST.
The National Complete Streets Coalition continues the webinar series on implementation and equity this month with two stories of small towns doing big, innovative work to implement equitable transportation.
On Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 2 p.m. EDT is the next webinar, ”Small Places, Smart Mobility.”
Register here for the free Webinar!