Saturday, November 27, 2010

Lee County's Complete Streets implementation plan reported in National Complete Streets Coalition Newsletter

The following is from the November 17, 2010 Newsletter by the National Complete Streets Coalition:

Lee County Puts Its Resolution into Action
On November 1, Lee County, Florida County Commissioners heard the first annual report on implementation of last year’s Complete Streets resolution. The County has created an inter-departmental Complete Streets Team and action plan and timeline to ensure the intent of the resolution is realized. Among the steps identified are modifications to transportation planning and budgeting, establishment of an exceptions process, and incorporation of Complete Streets principles into existing plans and codes. Notably, the Department of Health is identified as a key partner in helping to establish new measures on transportation impact on health and improve data collected from bicycle and pedestrian crashes.

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