Is It Time to Stop Planning “Complete Streets”?


Date/Time
Date(s) - Nov 21, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

“Complete street” is a transportation term that refers to a corridor designed for all modes of transportation. Washington, DC has made national news for its emphasis on the fundamental modes of transportation – walking and biking. It’s also home to one of the most recognizable mass transit systems. So why would the District Department of Transportation propose a scenario that eliminates complete streets? How do they propose safely accommodating users from so many different modes of travel? This webcast will cover the following: 1)Trade-offs associated with physically separating travel modes; 2)Corridor planning vs. network planning; 3)Transportation mode hierarchy; and 4) Placemaking treatments based on street function.

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