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  1. Thank you to everyone who joined LOCUS for a live discussion of Transit-Oriented Development Opportunities in Albuquerque on Thursday, October 19, 2017. In case you missed the live event, you can watch the recorded version below: Albuquerque is a great opportunity market for developers and investors like you. Here’s why: The city’s recent transit-oriented development (TOD) federal … Continued

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  2. The National Complete Streets Coalition has been working on an exciting new project with Indiana communities along the border of Michigan, in a region known as “Michiana.”  Together with the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG), we are helping to bring together communities interested in Complete Streets to make the entire region safer and more convenient for everyone, no matter their age, ability, income, race, or how they choose to travel.

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  3. Do you have a Complete Streets Implementation Committee and/or Complete Streets Coalition in your community? Let us know! We're collecting an atlas.


    Registration now open for Intersections: Creating Culturally Complete Streets — Join us in Nashville, TN on April 3-4, 2018 for mobile workshops, interactive panels and breakout discussions about cutting-edge Complete Streets and creative placemaking research, ideas, and practices. The conference will also be an opportunity to meet fellow advocates and practitioners from across the country.

    Have an idea related to Complete Streets or creative placemaking? We are also accepting session proposals. Take part in the movement and register today >>

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  4. This week we look at FDOT's plans to improve pedestrian conditions, distracted driving, congestion pricing, and more. 

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  5. As the first-ever Safe Streets Academy prepares for launch next month, the quality and number of applications that were submitted offered a deeply informative look into the challenges to Complete Streets implementation that jurisdictions across the country currently face. The National Complete Streets Coalition decided to put that information to use by creating an infographic that summarizes some of the most pressing challenges.

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