Complete Streets 101 - Benefits, Eligibility & Funding
Complete Streets can benefit all communities - rural, suburban and urban! By attending this workshop, local leaders, decision makers, and consultants will gain a solid framework for planning and delivering Complete Streets locally. Learn how the Complete Streets Funding Program can help you design and fund Complete Streets projects. After this training you will understand how Complete Streets can benefit your community.
Instructors will discuss the benefits a multi-modal transportation network has on public health and the environment. The class will build upon the guidance provided in MassDOT’s 2006 Project Development and Design Guide and MassDOT’s 2012 Healthy Transportation Policy Directive and supporting Engineering Directives.
Instructors will walk you through the Complete Streets 3-tier funding program to show you how all municipalities - regardless of size or location - can benefit. You will have an opportunity to grade a sample policy and learn about the Policy Development process. Lastly, the class will provide guidance on how to build a municipality-wide Complete Streets Prioritization Plan.
Who Should Attend
Mayors, Town Managers, Planning Department Directors & staff, Bicycle and Pedestrian planners or coordinators, Zoning , Health & Planning Board members, Private Consultants (Engineers, Planners, Landscape Architects), Educators and Public Health Officials.
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