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Characteristics of Pedestrian-Friendly Streets

  • Narrow streets with marked pedestrian crossings that slow and alert motorists.
  • Landscaping along sidewalks.
  • Strategically placed parallel parking that shields pedestrians from street traffic.
  • Interconnected parks, trails, sidewalks and pathways.

Source: See Endnote 52


Two Complete Streets Resources for Local Leaders
Smart Growth America, 2012

Smart Growth America has released two resources for local leaders, a Complete Streets Local Policy Workbook and the Complete Streets Policy Analysis 2011.

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