Complete Streets

Prioritizing Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety: Complete Streets & Walking School Bus in Claremont, CA

For this installment of Stories from You, we're excited to feature a story from Maria Tipping, a City Engineer with the City of Claremont, California. In this story, Maria highlights how the City addressed community concerns to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety adjacent to school sites on Mountain Avenue through a new approach to evaluating complete streets options, piloting a Walking School Bus program in partnership with parents, school staff and almost 40 students at Condit Elementary School, and prioritizing funding for future safety improvement projects....

Safety Story with Nicolay Kreidler

For this installment of Stories from the Field, Berkeley SafeTREC’s Kristen Leckie chatted with Nicolay Kreidler, Communications Director at the California Bicycle Coalition. In this edition, Kreidler talks to us about the Coalition’s innovative Quick-Build Guide and its impact since its publication in 2020. Read his Safety Story below!

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Reconnecting Communities Grant Program now LIVE!

July 8, 2022

The US Department of Transportation has launched a new $1 billion dollar discretionary grant program to reconnect communities previously affected by transportation infrastructure like highways and rail lines. The Reconnecting Communities Pilot (RCP) Program is the first of its kind to designate federal funding to help reconnect communities previously cut off from opportunities by this infrastructure. The Program was made possible by the ...

Explore these upcoming funding opportunities for safe, active travel in California

June 1, 2022
Explore our selection of upcoming funding opportunities for advancing safe, active travel in California! Transformative Climate Communities (TCC)Illustration of a cityscape which includes a bus, people biking and solar panels, reading "Transformative Climate Community"

The Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) program from the California Strategic Growth Council empowers...

Virtual Community Engagement During COVID-19: Caltrans, District 2 and the Karuk Tribe

For this installment of Stories from You, we're excited to feature a story from Tamy Quigley, a Senior Transportation Planner with Caltrans and the supervisor for the Office of Complete Streets and Livable Communities in District 2. Having worked her whole career in District 2, Tamy has a true sense of where complete streets needs are and who needs to be served the most. Tamy has made it her personal mission to build and maintain connections and partnerships with each community and makes sure she understands the multimodal needs in the district....

Stories From the Field with Warren Logan: Complete Streets, Equity and COVID-19

In the Spring of 2020, Charles T. Brown, Founder and Managing Principal of Equitable Cities LLC, sat down for a series of virtual interviews with Esther Rivera, the Deputy Director of California Walks; Warren Logan, Policy Director of Mobility and Inter Agency Relations at the City of Oakland Mayor’s Office; and Tracy McMillan, Senior Associate at Nelson\Nygaard. Brown led conversations with each transportation professional about complete streets, equity, and COVID-19. The video "What makes a street complete?" highlights each...

Stories From the Field with Esther Rivera: Complete Streets, Equity and COVID-19

In the Spring of 2020, Charles T. Brown, Founder and Managing Principal of Equitable Cities LLC, sat down for a series of virtual interviews with Esther Rivera, the Deputy Director of California Walks; Warren Logan, Policy Director of Mobility and Inter Agency Relations at the City of Oakland Mayor’s Office; and Tracy McMillan, Senior Associate at Nelson\Nygaard. Brown led conversations with each transportation professional about complete streets, equity, and COVID-19. The video "What makes a street complete?" highlights each...

Stories From the Field with Tracy McMillan: Complete Streets, Equity and COVID-19

In the Spring of 2020, Charles T. Brown, Founder and Managing Principal of Equitable Cities LLC, sat down for a series of virtual interviews with Esther Rivera, the Deputy Director of California Walks; Warren Logan, Policy Director of Mobility and Inter Agency Relations at the City of Oakland Mayor’s Office; and Tracy McMillan, Senior Associate at Nelson\Nygaard. Brown led conversations with each transportation professional about complete streets, equity, and COVID-19. The video "What makes a street complete?" highlights each...

NEW: Updated Complete Streets Policy Inventory and Resources

April 21, 2022

The latest addition to CATSIP is our updated and refreshed Complete Streets page with new resources and Policy Inventory, which now features California policies at the city, regional, and statewide level, as well as links to federal Complete Streets policies. You can find the updated Complete Streets page under...

Complete Streets

A Complete Street is a roadway that is designed, planned, and implemented to provide safe mobility for people of all ages and abilities. This includes people walking, biking, scooting, using assistive mobility devices, and taking transit. Complete Streets are essential in creating a safe and comfortable transportation experience. Each Complete Street looks different depending on the surrounding context, community needs, and type of mobility device.

NEW in Complete Streets

On December 20, 2021, Caltrans announced a...