Mark Fenton gave an inspiring and thought-provoking keynote address at our 2016 Bike Walk Summit on June 3, 2016 at CCSU in New Britain. He built a public-health argument for making our communities more bike- and walk-friendly and had some helpful tips for how our Connecticut communities can get there.
He encouraged us to think about the three P's of Programs, Projects and Policies and how each of these can play a role in changing the safety and accessibility of our cities and towns. Read more from Mark about the three P's here (PDF).
Some core principals he shared:
A big thank you to Mark Fenton for providing inspiration AND concrete suggestions for how to make Connecticut a better place to bike and walk!
Check out the full presentation PDF below and check out Mark's website for more.
Complete Streets Make Roads Safer for Everyone was created by the Active Transportation Alliance in 2012. View the Fact Sheet here.
View the Fact Sheet - Complete Streets Benefit Public and Environmental Health created by the Active Transportation Alliance in 2012 here.
View the National Complete Streets Coalition. 2008. "Introduction to Complete Streets." PowerPoint presentation here.
View the 2010 New Haven Complete Streets Manual here.
View the Summer 2013 Complete Streets Report from the Connecticut Department of Transportation here.
View the program and highlights from the 2013 Complete Streets Symposium here.
Street Design: Part 1—Complete Streets - From 2010 - this document contains information from policy statements to programs and planning opportunities abound for improving the accessibility of the transportation system for all users. View the publication from the Federal Highway Administration here.
The National Complete Streets Coalition website contains policies, information, implementation and details from A-Z on Complete Streets. View the website here.
Complete Streets Resources