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Complete Streets: Guide to Answering the Costs Question. Companion Presentation, Part 3. 1. Complete Streets can lead to new transportation funding opportunities. Complete Streets can lead to new transportation funding opportunities.

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complete streets can lead to new transportation funding opportunities1
Complete Streets can lead to new transportation funding opportunities.

Use with: concerned and supportive transportation professionals, administrators

survey says getting out of traffic
Most Americans feel providing more transportation options, not building or expanding roads,will reduce congestion.Survey Says: Getting Out of Traffic

Future of Transportation National Survey (2010)

voter supported funds seattle
In 2006, Seattle voters passed a nine-year, $365 million levy for transportation maintenance and improvements.

Goals include:

Pave and repair Seattle streets

Improve pedestrian and bicycle safety

Create safe routes to schools

Increase transit speed and reliability

Voter-Supported Funds: Seattle
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From 2006 to 2011:

Safer walking routes to 25 schools

3,620 crosswalks remarked

80 blocks of new sidewalks

4,000+ new street trees

130 miles of new bike facilities

1,159 new pedestrian countdown signals

150 miles of road newly paved

Voter-Supported Funds: Seattle

Seattle Department of Transportation

nashville tennessee
Mayor Karl Dean’s 2010-2011 transportation budget:

$12.5 million dollars for sidewalks

$3 million for bikeways

$10 million for transit

= Almost 60% of local transportation dollars

Nashville, Tennessee

Keith Justin Gallagher

survey says dallas
Would you be willing to accept your drive time taking five more minutes than it does now on city streets if it meant more biking and walking?Survey Says: Dallas

City of Dallas, Collective Strength INC – Dec 2011

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Do you feel that kids being able to walk or bike to school and adults being able to walk or bike to places to shop and eat would be better for the Dallas economy than it is now?Survey Says: Dallas

City of Dallas, Collective Strength INC – Dec 2011

survey says new york city
78% want safe spaces, such as separated bike lanes and pedestrian islands, devoted to bicyclists and pedestrians.

91% considering safer and more walkable neighborhoods important to their lives in the five boroughs.

6% drive because they "enjoy" it.

60% of all residents support bike lanes.

60% of car owners support bike lanes.

Survey Says: New York City

Transportation Alternatives, Penn Schoen Berland – Dec 2011

survey says charlotte north carolina
Do you believe streets should be designed to accommodate all users including motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users?Survey Says: Charlotte, North Carolina

2010 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Annual Survey

survey says missouri
A majority of Missourians support spending 25% of transportation $ on biking and walking facilities, even if that reduces the total number of projects.Survey Says: Missouri
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Seattle DOT

“In a period when every tax dollar must be carefully spent, state policymakers would be wise to require planning that considers more than vehicles in designing roads.”

– Fort Wayne Journal Gazette editorial board, December 10, 2010

new funding sources pipestone minnesota
Small town (pop. 4,317)

Complete Streets policy development inspired successful Safe Routes to School application

New Funding Sources: Pipestone, Minnesota
new sources denver colorado
New Sources: Denver, Colorado

$2.5 million in private contributions

funding resources
MPOs

Surface Transportation Program, CMAQ funds

Federal Transit Administration grants

CDBGs

Main Street programs

City funding strategies (public and private)

Bonds, business districts, TIFs, corporate sponsorship

Funding Resources