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San Clemente Tests Complete Streets

San Clemente Tests Complete Streets

Editor,   Last Saturday City Council members from San Clemente took bicycles to Long Beach to “pedal, ponder, and probe the possibilities of a bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly Spanish Village by the Sea.”   Long Beach has figured out how to create places people want to be and how they want to get there by having […]

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Ignoring Opportunity for Free Funding

Ignoring Opportunity for Free Funding

Editor, Two objections heard most frequently from city leaders when adopting Complete Streets policy are municipal liability and lack of funding. Municipal liability is not an issue since cities are held immune from liability for use of a public street, and studies show (Pucher, Shoup, Gehl) the more pedestrians and cyclists using the street, the […]