Streets built to share mean more safety and less stress, more control and less confusion.
Streets built to safe and accessible with protected bike lanes and traffic calming help reduce dangerous and illegal speeding, making our neighborhoods safer and more livable for everyone.
Good street infrastructure doesn’t leave people driving, biking, or walking to navigate incomplete connections that force everyone into unsafe and confusing situations. Everyone can get where they are going with the greatest safety and the least amount of hassle because the traffic flow needs of all are met through careful planning and smart construction.
Improved bike infrastructure in tandem with increasing public transit and walking accessibility ensures everyone has access to safe modes of transportation in the greater New Orleans area.
Creating transportation options, including bicycling and transit improvements, is good for New Orleans’ businesses and workers.
Increasing safe and accessible transportation options can help our region make progress on the big issues we’re facing – public health, equity, job access & economic development, and quality-of-life!
We can all have peace on the road – and more livable communities – when we all have a piece of the road.
Members of the New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition and others have compiled detailed information about the health, economic, environmental, and quality-of-life benefits of streets built to share as well as evidence of strong public support. Just follow the links below the image.
- New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition – 2020 Public Opinion Research Results from ALG Research
- New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition – 2019 Public Opinion Polling Research Results from Dr. Silas Lee & Associates
- Algiers Economic Development Foundation – Business Benefits of Complete Streets
- American Heart Association – Health Benefits of Complete Streets
- Bike Easy | National Complete Streets Coalition – “Complete Streets for Health Equity: An Evaluation of New Orleans and Jefferson Parish”
- City of New Orleans, Mayor’s Office of Transportation – Moving New Orleans: The Road to Equitable Transportation
- Connect the Crescent – Final Report: Rethinking New Orleans Streets, results from a 3-month demonstration of improved transportation networks
- National Complete Streets Coalition – 10 Elements of an Equitable Complete Streets Policy
- New Orleans City Council – A Resolution to Support an Equity-Focused and Data-Driven Complete Streets Policy in the City of New Orleans (R-18-314)
- People for Bikes – Statistics Library on Benefits of Bicycling
- Smart Growth America | National Complete Streets Coalition – Complete Streets Benefits to Safety, Children, Climate, Health, Business, Livability, and more!
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