All across the country, advocates are fighting one intersection or one street segment at a time to create safer options for people who bike, walk and take public transit.
It’s vital, important work, but there is another way.
A formalized “Complete Streets” strategy helps ensure that active transportation options are more systematically considered every time a municipality builds or repairs a street.
Last week, Active Trans brought together stakeholders from all across suburban Cook County to learn more about this formalized approach. Nearly 100 people joined us for an action-packed conference with national and local Complete Streets experts.
Dr. Terry Mason, the Chief Operating Officer for the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH), kicked-off...