Completing Our Streets: The Transition to Safe and Inclusive by Barbara McCann

By Barbara McCann

Across the rustic, groups are embracing a brand new and more secure method to construct streets for everyone—even as they fight to alter many years of ideas, perform, and politics that prioritize vehicles. they've got found that altering the layout of a unmarried highway isn't really sufficient: they need to upend the best way transportation corporations function. Completing Our Streets starts off with the tale of ways the entire streets flow united bicycle riders, transportation practitioners and organizations, public wellbeing and fitness leaders, older american citizens, and shrewdpermanent progress advocates to dramatically re-frame the dialogue of transportation defense. subsequent, it explores why the transportation box has been so proof against change—and how the move has damaged via to create a brand new multi-modal approach.

In Completing Our Streets, Barbara McCann, founding father of the nationwide whole Streets Coalition, explains that the circulate isn't really approximately road layout. in its place, practitioners and activists have replaced the way in which initiatives are equipped by means of targeting 3 options: reframe the dialog; construct a wide base of political help; and supply a transparent route to a multi-modal approach. McCann stocks tales of practitioners in towns and cities from Charlotte, North Carolina to Colorado Springs, Colorado who've embraced those ideas to essentially swap the best way transportation initiatives are selected, deliberate, and built.

The whole streets circulate relies round an easy proposal: streets could be secure for individuals of every age and talents, whether or not they are strolling, using, bicycling, or taking the bus. Completing Our Streets supplies practitioners and activists the suggestions, instruments, and proposal had to translate this concept into actual and lasting switch of their communities.

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