'Green Light for Great Streets' Initiative Aims to Remove Traffic Safety Roadblocks

Too often, the word "streamlined" is applied to transportation projects at the expense of safety and liveability. The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) would like to switch that dynamic.

June 13, 2017, 7:00 AM PDT

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


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The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) has announced a year-long initiative called Green Light for Great Streets that will "identify the factors that slow the implementation of transformative transportation projects in cities across the country."

According to a press release to announce the new program, "NACTO will work closely with a number of pilot cities throughout the year, and present a series of recommendations to dramatically improve the efficiency and effectiveness with which cities implement innovative street designs and transportation improvements."

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