Implementing Complete Streets Projects Using New and Existing Funding

State University of New York at Albany School of Public Health

Training

Complete streets policies create safer and smarter multi-modal transportation networks for all pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users of all ages and abilities. New and existing funding sources can be accessed to help communities make their complete streets projects become a reality. Learn how to take concrete steps that build momentum and a track record, while simultaneously helping the community become more competitive for state and federal funding opportunities. In New York, there are good examples of rural, suburban and urban municipalities that have successfully identified and acted on low-cost solutions to advance their complete streets policies and projects. For larger infrastructure projects, communities have a variety of local, state and federal funding options. Communities should be careful to consider the costs and benefits of these funding options, including the costs of grant-writing, the importance of community buy-in and the difficulties of administering a federal-aid project.

CHSC Priority Area(s):

Complete Streets

Setting:

Community

Area(s) of Expertise:

Complete Streets Complete Streets Implementation Complete Streets Policy

http://www.albany.edu/sph/cphce/prevention_agenda_webinar_cs_oct14.shtml

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