More Complete Streets Resources



Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning University Course Materials

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Pedestrian and bicycle transportation courses offered from institutions across the United States.
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Engaging Underserved Communities to Focus on Building More Complete Streets

Source: APHA and Transportation for America
Examines an outreach effort for a regional agency in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
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Rethinking Streets: An Evidence Based Design Manual on Making Streets into Complete Streets

Source: National Institute for Transportation and Communities
The National Institute for Transportation and Communities' free e-book includes examples and evaluation of complete streets projects across the U.S.
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Development of Low-Cost Methodology for Evaluating Pedestrian Safety in Support of Complete Streets Policy Implementation

Source: Transportation Research Record
This paper from the Transportation Research Record highlights a pedestrian safety evaluation method that further supports complete streets efforts.  
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Transit Use, Physical Activity, and Body Mass Index Changes: Objective Measures Associated with Complete Street Light-Rail Construction

Source: American Journal of Public Health
This paper from the American Journal of Public Health shows the public health benefits of integrating transit and complete streets.
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Evaluating Complete Streets

Source: Victoria Transport Policy Institute
The Victoria Transport Policy Institute considers the benefits and costs of complete streets policies in this report.
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Complete Streets, Complete Networks: Rural Contexts

Source: Active Transportation Alliance
This design guide explains how to tailor complete streets to rural areas.  
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New York City Complete Streets Design Guidance

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
NYC DOT, in cooperation with 12 other city agencies, included a complete streets vision in its Street Design Manual, updated in May 2009. Four of the seven goals in the manual emphasize the importance of considering all road users and modes of traffic when designing and constructing streets.
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Complete Streets Implementation in Sacramento, California

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Challenged to improve deficient streets, Sacramento, California adopted complete streets policies, plans and standards to meet its goals.
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Sample Complete Streets Laws and Ordinances

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)
Complete streets policies help provide the complete network that research shows is needed to encourage people to walk, bicycle, and take transit.
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