Latest News on Complete Streets

Posted: April 21, 2011 in Complete Streets, Urban Design, Urban Lifestyle

Below is a link to an interesting article about one city’s approach to building on its walk ability to compete with suburbia.  Trussville, Homewood and Mountain Brook  as well as over the mountain suburbs like Hoover, Pelham and Helena could all learn from this example.

Complete Streets » Red Wing, Minn Writes an Rx for Business: Complete Streets.

And on another note,  a complete streets bill has been introduced to the Alabama Legislature.  This bill would require the Alabama Department of Transportation to plan for pedestrians, cyclists and transit users as well as motorists when they build roads. (Federal Law requires this for federally funded projects, but ALDOT regularly ignores this it seems, or finds a way out of it).

Let your representative know you support including all modes of transportation in our street and road planning by supporting this bill. See this  for more information!

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