Thursday, November 19, 2015

Tell FHWA You Want Safer Designs for City Streets

From a Tuesday, November 17, 2015 article by Angie Schmitt in Streetsblog USA:

“Earlier this fall, the Federal Highway Administration proposed a major policy change: Instead of requiring roads that receive federal funding to be designed like highways, the agency would change its standards to allow greater flexibility. The implications for urban streets were huge — with less red tape, cities would have a much easier time implementing safer designs for walking and biking. Now FHWA is accepting public comment on this proposal, and you can help ensure that it’s enacted.....

“Transportation for America has created a tool to help people send their thoughts to the right people.”  Read more.