Technical Resources

Complete Streets Resources

The following is a listing of the most recent publications for this topic.

Managing Curbside Productivity
FHWA Public Roads article from Summer 2021 on Curbside Management.
Sep 7, 2021
Baltimore Harford Rd. ROW Allocation Case Study
The use of performance measures to evaluate alternatives on Harford Road, in Baltimore, MD.
Aug 9, 2021
Baltimore ROW Allocation Case Study
An introduction to the City of Baltimore, MD progressive Complete Streets Ordinance and Design Manual
Aug 9, 2021
Cambridge Western Avenue ROW Allocation Case Study
A transformation of Western Avenue in Cambridge, MA that incorporates the communities lived experiences.
Aug 9, 2021
Lummi Nation Haxton Way ROW Allocation Case Study
The importance of partnerships in delivering a roadway and pathway safety project on Haxton Way within the Lummi Reservation.
Aug 9, 2021
South Bend ROW Allocation Case Study
Utilizing complete streets principles to enhance downtown vibrancy in South Bend, IN
Aug 9, 2021
Victoria ROW Allocation Case Study
Taking a people-first approach that considers the multiple functions of streets in Victoria, BC, Canada.
Aug 9, 2021
Curbside Inventory Report
The FHWA Curbside Inventory Report provides an in-depth technical study pertaining to the collection, inventories, and processing of information relevant to existing conditions, curbside activity, and performance measurement. The analysis provides the practitioner with the tools needed to establish modal priorities within a jurisdiction, paving the way for the pursuit of new projects and strategies. The report identifies appropriate measures of effectiveness to understand project needs, selecting appropriate data to evaluate the measures and project alternatives, and obtaining selected data. It includes a discussion of methodologies for collecting new data relevant to curbside management projects through both manual, in-person observations and automated data collection equipment.
Jul 16, 2021
Curbside Management Tool User Guide
The Curbside Management Tool User Guide provides information on how to use the Curbside Management Tool's suite of components that facilitate data collection, analysis, and treatment recommendations for curbside regulation and public right-of-way (ROW) allocation. A transportation professional with GIS experience should be able to identify relevant treatment options to help agencies allocate curbs and public ROW in line with policy priorities.
Jul 14, 2021
Why Attention to Complete Streets Implementation Is So Important in Serving Historically Disadvantaged Communities
The decisions we make every day as transportation professionals can impact quality of life, access to opportunities, and can result in systemic inequities in our communities. This became very clear as we adapted to new norms throughout the pandemic. The undeniable evidence of disproportionate impacts has been eye-opening. We need to act now and revisit our practices and perspective of success in our profession. We stand at a new crossroads--recognizing the consequences of the past--and must take a new path that radically innovates the way we think, assess, and implement.
May 6, 2021
ITE Virtual Drop-In Session: Facilities for Active Transportation, Part 2
Convener: Marvin Ta, Pennoni
Mar 16, 2021
ITE Virtual Drop-In Session: Facilities for Active Transportation
Convener: Marvin Ta, Pennoni
Feb 25, 2021
2021 ITE Technical Conference: Innovative Intersections and Streets Technical Program
Technical Program for the upcoming 2021 ITE Technical Conference: Innovative Intersections and Streets, held virtually March 23-24, 2021.
Feb 1, 2021
ITE Virtual Drop In Session: Establishing School Zones
Convener: Marvin Ta, Pennoni Associates
Dec 3, 2020
Complete Streets and Goods Movement: The Canadian Experience
The efficient movement of goods is important for urban residents' quality of life and economic prosperity. This means that goods movement must be well integrated with the movement of people. Complete Streets policies and guides aim to achieve this integration. Many cities have developed Complete Streets guides or policies and are now acting on their implementation--see Figure 1 for an example.
Nov 1, 2020
Redefining Greensboro's Gateway
With an eye on creating a well-balanced multimodal transportation system, the Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization in North Carolina, USA formally adopted a Complete Streets Policy (Policy) in 2015. The effort facilitates the City of Greensboro's mission of developing and maintaining a safe, efficient, sustainable, and environmentally compatible transportation system that provides convenient choices for traveling throughout the Greensboro Metropolitan Area.
Nov 1, 2020
ITE Virtual Drop-In Session: Lighting Design Principles for Uncontrolled Crosswalks
Convener: Jesse Fraser, Carmanah Technologies
Oct 20, 2020
Public Agency Showcase (September 2020)
Celebrating public agencies during United for Infrastructure week
Sep 15, 2020
ITE Virtual Drop-In Session: Proactive Safety Analysis
Convener: Andrew Janzen, Street Simplified
Jul 9, 2020
ITE Virtual Drop-In Session: Multimodal Transportation Analysis
Convener: Dan Hardy, Renaissance Planning
Jul 7, 2020