Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Celebrating 20 years of Complete Streets

The term “Complete Streets” was coined two decades ago, and while a lot of progress has been made, the fight for safe streets is...

Tell your senator, now is the time for Complete Streets!

Two new bills introduced to Congress by Senators Ed Markey and John Fetterman make Complete Streets a minimum design mandate, redefining our road design...

Supercharge your community’s quick-build safety demonstration projects with Safe Streets for All

Because of a mistake by Congress in the 2021 infrastructure law, 40 percent of the new $1 billion-per-year Safe Streets for All program must...

Press statement: Newly updated MUTCD doesn’t go far enough to protect pedestrians

Washington, D.C. (Dec. 20) — Yesterday, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released the 11th Edition of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD),...

Eliminating driver error doesn’t work. What does? Part II

In part I of this blog series, we reviewed the evidence on three roadway safety strategies that rely on changing driver behavior—education, enforcement, and...

WATCH: Safety and vehicle speed are fundamentally opposed

Sometimes we have to see it to believe it. How would street design really look if we prioritized the safety of all road users?...

How will the infrastructure law improve active transportation and Complete Streets?

Screen grab from our recent video “Not just a way to get from A to B”, a look at Tucson, AZ’s attempts to expand...

FHWA Complete Streets report lays out an actionable path for transforming street design to...

After the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and USDOT issued a report to Congress this week about Complete Streets, Beth Osborne, Vice President of Transportation...

A blueprint for healthier, safer streets: Complete Streets videos from Pittsburgh, PA, Louisville, KY,...

From the Tucson, AZ videoSmart Growth America and the National Complete Streets Coalition, with partnership and support from CityHealth, produced a series of videos...

Federal transportation funding opportunities 101

With the imminent passage of the transportation infrastructure bill that initially passed the US Senate in August, the discussion now pivots to implementation. Federal...

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Building Momentum for Transport Electrification in Indonesia

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We need to expand the conversation on transportation safety

We can’t significantly address safety concerns if we’re not looking at the most dangerous modes of transportation. (Frank Warnock, Bike Delaware) On May 9, the...

From excitement to reality: Implementing passenger rail on the Gulf Coast

Federal advocacy and allies were essential to turning local momentum for passenger rail from New Orleans to Mobile—set to reopen this very year—into a...