20th May – Community Workshop

All members of the community are invited to a workshop concerning Safe Routes to School and Complete Streets.

Safe Routes, National Center for Safe Routes to SchoolSafe Routes to School is a local program with national and state support focused on promoting and providing safe walking and biking to schools. More info: http://itd.idaho.gov/sr2s/ and   http://www.saferoutesinfo.org/

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Complete Streets is an effort to make streets safe and convenient for all users – pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders of all ages and abilities. More info: http://www.completestreets.org/ and http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s111-584

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The workshop will be held Thursday May 20 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Moscow City Hall Chambers (2nd floor of City Hall).

  • Learn about Safe Routes to School and how to develop Complete Streets that serve all users, including school children.
  • Learn how community design and locations of schools can help create neighborhoods that reduce reliance on driving, are healthier for residents and offer more transportation choices for all users.
  • Engage in the process of developing Complete Street policies by providing needed citizen input on the following elements of Complete Street policy:
  • Share your vision for seamless, safe, integrated and connected transportation network for all Moscow citizens for all modes of transportation.
  • Provide needed representation for all categories of transportation users – pedestrians, bicyclists, public transportation riders, vehicle users, and persons of all ages and ability levels.
  • Help identify barriers to safe, accessible, active travel in and around Moscow.
  • Identify needed exceptions of Complete Street policy.

The workshop will be conducted by Idaho Smart Growth (http://www.idahosmartgrowth.org/) with support from the Idaho Transportation Department (http://itd.idaho.gov/)

For more information call Alisa Stone, City of Moscow Grants Manager at 208.883.7600

Click here for the Moscow flyer about the workshop.

Photo of a complete street intersection in Charlotte, North Carolina



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