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Houston is Completing Its Streets
More and more cities nationwide are joining a trend to design and build “complete streets” – and now Houston has joined that movement. Last week, Mayor Annise Parker said she intended to sign an executive order requiring the city to Read More...
Complete Streets Film Fest
A complete street is more than a street with bike lanes. A complete street is designed for everyone – young and old, motorists, bicyclists, pedestrians and public transit riders. You can find out more about complete streets and what other communities Read More...
Enjoy a Walkable Street
Tomorrow, drop by Washington Avenue and you'll find a "complete street" - one that has been temporarily transformed by installations of pedestrian and bicycle amenities. Better Block Houston will be held on the 2000-2100 blocks of Washington Read More...
A Move Toward "Complete Streets" in Texas
Imagine streets in Houston that are designed not only for automobiles, but also for all who use the roadways: bicyclists, bus riders, wheelchair users, shopkeepers, motorcyclists. Too often our streets are designed only for motorists, who are frequently Read More...
Completing the Streets
The city of Helena - population about 30,000 - has just voted to draft a plan that would make their streets more accessible for pedestrians and bicyclists. The Victorian town, nestled in the foothill of the Montana Rockies, will write guidelines that Read More...
Complete Streets Keep People Walking, Cars Moving
Unless you live downtown, walking to the store - or dry cleaners - or bookstore - is not the norm in Houston. Most of us hop in our cars to run our errands. The reason: Our streets simply aren't very walkable. A new movement that is slowly catching Read More...