- National Complete Streets Coalition
- Comprehensive site with definition of complete streets; fundamentals; FAQs (for both complete streets and its implementation); 17 fact sheets on complete streets and other areas such as costs, children, rural areas and gas prices; and much more.
Policy Development Resources
- Alameda CTC Required Policy Elements
- Background on Alameda CTC Complete Streets Requirement
- Elements of an ideal complete streets policy (National Complete Streets Coalition)
- Lists 10 key elements and a short description of each
- Complete Streets Local Policy Workbook (National Complete Streets Coalition)
- Step-by-step guide, with key questions to answer, for developing a local policy
- Model resolutions, ordinances and findings for Complete Streets (ChangeLab Solutions)
- Provides Bay Area-specific language and California-specific language that can be used in developing a resolution and findings
Laws and Requirements for Complete Streets
- U.S. Department of Transportation Policy Statement on Bicycle and Pedestrian Accommodation Regulations and Recommendations
- U.S. DOT policy is to incorporate bicycling and walking into transportation projects. Policy encourages other transportation agencies to do the same.
- California Complete Streets Act of 2008 (Assembly Bill 1358)
- Requires that any substantive revision of the circulation element in the general plan of a California local government will include complete streets provisions
- Caltrans Complete Streets Policy (DD-64R-1)
- Caltrans internal policy for complete streets
- Resolution No. 4035, OneBayArea Grant
- Requires local jurisdictions to adopt a complete streets resolution with specific elements by January 31, 2013 (see page 12). MTC guidance includes required elements and a template resolution.
- Complete streets checklists must be submitted for all projects requesting funding (see page 6)
Alameda CTC (County)
- Direct Local Distribution funds
- Local jurisdictions were required to adopt a complete streets policy by June 30, 2013.
- Alameda CTC required specific policy elements, and the provided a template resolution for jurisdictions.
- Transportation Expenditure Plan
- Requires complete streets in all projects (see page 4-3)
Workshops and Presentations
- Alameda CTC’s “Complete Streets in Alameda County Workshop” – June 19, 2012
- Alameda CTC’s Powerpoint presentation at June 19, 2012 Workshop
Please contact Chris G. Marks with any questions.