ENERGY MATTERS

A QUARTERLY PUBLICATION OF FRESH ENERGY

2013 Vol. 26
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Transportation & Land Use

Making streets complete

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What makes a community liveable? Much of the time, it’s the ease with which we can get around safely. But too often, cities and towns are designed with only cars (and traffic jams!) in mind. What if you want to walk, bike, or take transit? What if you’re disabled, elderly, or too young to drive? Can you get to your destination safely and conveniently?

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Transportation & Land Use

The benefits of Complete Streets

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Roadways that are designed with all kinds of users in mind— pedestrians, seniors, children, people with disabilities, bicyclists, transit riders, and drivers—provide a multitude of benefits. Communities with complete streets are safer, healthier, more equitable, and better for the environment.

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