The Economic Benefits Of Complete Streets

Picture from Hamilton ON
Picture from Hamilton ON

“Biking and walking is good for us, our economy, and our community!”
This blog article by Scott Lane, a senior transportation planner in Raleigh NC nicely summarizes the economic benefits of complete streets, which have been adopted in over 500 communities in North America. Complete streets provide safe and comfortable access for pedestrians, bicycles, transit users and the mobility-impaired, not as an afterthought, but as an integral planned feature.  Read more.
Learn more about complete streets here.

Author: Alan Medcalf

Alan is a post-corporate, volunteer, community builder living in Brockville, Ontario. He seeks to create sustainable lifestyle advantage for the community by creating opportunities for more people to choose to walk and to ride bikes. He promotes the health, social, environmental and economic benefits of active mobility.