Complete Streets

Two bicyclists on a street in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis Revises Complete Streets Ordinance

After the death of a well-known Indianapolis cyclist and growing pedestrian death rates, the city expanded on its 2012 Complete Streets ordinance to highlight equity and renew efforts to make streets safer.

June 9, 2022 - Indianapolis Star

Google Maps street view of Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Seeks Federal Funding to Improve One of its Deadliest Streets

Local officials hope to use federal infrastructure funding to make safety improvements on Roosevelt Boulevard, where more than a tenth of the city’s traffic deaths happen.

June 5, 2022 - Insurance Journal

Adams Morgan pedestrian zone during COVID-19 pandemic

D.C. Plans for Street Safety Improvements in Adams Morgan

While residents differ on how to allocate the neighborhood’s street space, many want to see safer infrastructure for pedestrians and people on bikes.

May 26, 2022 - Greater Greater Washington

Chicago Bikeshare

An Interview With Head of Chicago Complete Streets

The city’s complete streets manager answers questions about the city’s plans for improving its bike lane network.

May 24, 2022 - Chicago Sun-Times

Sunset view of Sarasota, Florida skyline

Sarasota To Reveal ‘Complete Streets’ Plan

The Florida city will make improvements on two downtown streets to make them safer and more pedestrian-friendly.

May 19, 2022 - Sarasota Magazine

Cyclist riding on a downtown Pittsburgh bike lane

Pittsburgh Plans Pedestrian-Friendly Makeover on Downtown Street

Pittsburgh’s Smithfield Street could gain wider sidewalks, a bike lane, and more green space.

May 5, 2022 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

walkable street

Walkability Scores Don’t Tell the Whole Story

A new report concludes that common ‘walkability’ measures don’t account for many barriers faced by pedestrians, such as environmental factors and policing.

May 4, 2022 - Streetsblog USA

Rendering of proposed improvements on California Avenue, Las Vegas

Las Vegas Arts District To Receive Complete Streets Makeover

The city is promising a safer environment for pedestrians in the Las Vegas Arts District to comply with their complete streets goals.

April 14, 2022 - City of Las Vegas

Pedestrian Safety

Report: U.S. Pedestrians Keep Dying at Higher Rates

Pedestrian deaths rose again in the first half of 2021, according to research from the Governors Highway Safety Administration.

April 10, 2022 - Governors Highway Safety Association


East Dallas Delays Complete Street Project

A controversial traffic calming and safety overhaul of some East Dallas streets won't be completed until 2025, but will include improved crosswalks and signals.

April 4, 2022 - D Magazine

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