Public buy-in crucial for getting Complete Streets, according to Spacing

This week, Spacing published its second article in a two-part series on TCAT’s recent Complete Streets Forum. (TCAT reported on the first post in the last TCAT News.)

In her latest post, “Complete Streets: How to Build Them”, Hillary Best canvasses experts throughout North America to find out what gets Complete Streets built and finds that getting public support and political leadership are crucial components.

This is already happening in Toronto, Best points out, with Mayor David Miller opening TCAT’s Complete Streets Forum and the Public Realm Office and Transportation Services pushing a Complete Streets policy and pilot projects forward. The key? Getting the public to see how redesigning our streets creates safe and healthy communities that become destinations.

Read the full article here.

Posted On: June 15, 2010