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The city of Phoenix Street Transportation Department is soliciting feedback on its proposed “complete streets” policy. A complete street is a design concept that provides guidelines to ensure Phoenix roads, sidewalks and other streetscape elements are accessible, convenient and safer for all users, including motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians. A copy of the draft policy is available at http://phoenix.gov/streets/whatsnew/100635.
“Building a streets system that accommodates cars, public transit, bicyclists and pedestrians is critical to making Phoenix a great modern city,” said Mayor Greg Stanton. “A complete streets policy that incorporates all of these forms of transportation into a single plan is key to our economic success as a city.”
Residents who would like to provide feedback on the draft policy are welcome to e-mail comments to firstname.lastname@example.org, or send them to Complete Streets c/o Matthew Heil, City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department, 5th Floor, 200 W. Washington St., Phoenix AZ 85003. Community groups with interest in a presentation on the city’s complete streets draft policy can request more information.
“This is a great opportunity for Phoenix residents and community members to share their views on the future of street designs in our city,” said Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee chair Councilwoman Thelda Williams. “This feedback will help us ensure that our roads are safe and accessible for everyone who wants to use them.”