The Complete Streets program encourages cities to develop more accessible and integrated urban areas, such as by using pedestrian-scale lighting or green infrastructure. The Complete Streets workbook offers an introduction to the various forms of the Complete Streets policy. It is intended to be used during the development of a city or county’s Complete Streets policy and in concurrence with this inventory of Complete Streets policies, which has examples of well-written existing policy language chosen from among the 1,500 policies in the United States. To start, check out this introduction to Complete Streets at an international level and this full list of implementation resources.
Cities4Forests recommends the Complete Streets program, which is now well-established globally and thus offers a variety of useful resources for city officials. The concept nicely connects green infrastructure with other city priorities, such as social inclusivity and accessibility in urban areas.
Policy ideas and implementation strategy
Past Use Cases
The policy workbook includes 10 case studies from a variety of United States cities, including Seattle and North Little Rock; The inventory of Complete Streets policies chooses from 1,500 policies in the United States.