Complete Streets Workshops

In 2015 CDTC launched a free Complete Streets Workshop series to assist local governments in developing and implementing Complete Streets policies.  Interested communities are invited to apply for one of the three workshop types offered:

A) Complete Streets Basics

Target Audience: Communities who do not have a Complete Streets Policy, but are considering development of a policy.

Course Objectives:

  • Build a common understanding of Complete Streets and the many benefits
  • Examine several types of successful Complete Streets policies and best practices
  • Compare how Complete Streets designs use existing rights-of-way
  • Apply the Complete Streets tools and approaches to local examples

B) Complete Streets Policy Development

Target Audience: Communities who want to develop a Complete Streets Policy

Course Objective:

  • Examine current policies and practices
  • Consider policy types and elements of effective Complete Streets policies, citing examples from similar communities
  • Identify local Complete Streets goals and performance measures
  • Begin drafting a Complete Streets policy that meets local needs

C) Complete Streets Policy Implementation

Target Audience: Communities with an adopted Complete Streets Policy, who are struggling with implementation

Course Objectives:

  • Review current Complete Streets policies and processes guiding decision making, and assess their outcomes
  • Consider policy implementation strategies to strengthen and streamline current processes with examples from other jurisdictions with an emphasis on New York State examples.
  • Identify real and perceived barriers to Complete Streets implementation and discuss solutions
  • Consider best practice design guidance and flexibility, goal setting, and performance measures
  • Draft specific steps to implement Complete Streets

For more information on the Complete Streets workshop series and when the next round of applications are be accepted visit www.cdtcmpo.org or email cbauer@cdtcmpo.org.