Transportation For America calls on Congress to adopt ‘complete streets’ program
In the last 15 years, more than 76,000 Americans have been killed while crossing or walking along streets in their communities, including 3,906 children under 16 who have been killed this decade alone, according to a report from the Washington-based Transportation For America. TFA’s “Dangerous by Design” report urges Congress to include a plan for safer street designs in the federal transportation bill now under consideration.
The report highlights efforts by some communities to reverse that trend by designing “complete streets,” which are safer for pedestrians and transit riders.
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