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Complete Streets: Creating safe streets for everyone

John Luton

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Safe streets are some of our most valuable public spaces.  In March, MPC and CDOT co-hosted Designing for Complete Streets, a workshop for CDOT and IDOT employess that discussed ways to design streets that are safe for all forms of traffic.  This fact sheet describes the components of a Complete Street and illustrates how Complete Streets policies are spreading across the country. 

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