What are Complete Streets?
Complete Streets are roadways that safely and comfortably accommodate all users, regardless of age and ability or mode of transportation. Users include, but are not limited to: motorists, bicyclists, pedestrians, public transportation riders and providers, emergency response vehicles, freight operators, and, school buses.
Complete Streets Components
Complete Streets components can include roadway design features such as ADA compliant sidewalks and crossings, curb extensions, bicycle lanes, shared use pavement markings, bus shelters and pull-outs, wayfinding signage, landscaping, street lighting, and many other items.
“The design of a Complete Street should be context sensitive and incorporate improvements or treatments that fit the need and with the character of a community” - MassDOT Complete Streets Program Guidance