MORPC approved the region’s first Complete Streets Policy that requires every roadway project that is MORPC funded to be designed to provide accommodations for cars, bicyclists, pedestrians, transit users and other users on the same road. The new policy also encourages local governments to adopt a Complete Streets Policy for their own communities’ transportation projects.
“MORPC is proud to be the first transportation planning organization of this size to put a comprehensive Complete Streets Policy in place,” states Chester R. Jourdan, Jr., MORPC Executive Director. “We believe this policy is vital in making our communities more accessible to everyone, whether they are old, young, or disabled. It will improve the health of our residents and make more jobs and everyday destinations accessible by transit.” Read more