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Complete Streets Implementation - ODOT Active Transportation Academy

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Athens Community Center

701 East State Street

Athens, OH 45701

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This course will be held locally in Athens, Ohio and taught by instructors provided by ODOT's Active Transportation Academy program. Note that the City of Athens has a draft Complete Streets policy that is currently being reviewed by city staff and city council. The city of Nelsonville passed a Complete Streets resolution and has formed a bicycle and pedestrian committee in 2018.

Complete Streets Implementation

The course examines the reason for incorporating Complete Streets programs and projects into a community. It also provides instruction on how to create and integrate Complete Streets into a jurisdiction’s policies and processes. The course is divided into three portions: Introduction, Complete Streets Strategies, and Planning for Implementation. The Introduction provides information on relevant concepts and theories related to the need for Complete Streets. This information dives into historical background, and the benefits of Complete Streets as relates to different policy, systems, and environmental factors. The Complete Streets Strategies section fosters critical thinking about the components of effective Complete Streets plans and policies, and consideration of best practices. The third and final portion – Planning for Implementation – walks the participants through the process of developing a Complete Streets implementation strategy.

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