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Livable Communities Event – November 9th

What kind of design fosters community, enhances economic growth, and promotes good health? How can we creatively plan for streets that are for everyone, not just cars, and for travel alternatives such as walkable paths, bike trails, and a coordinated network of viable public transit options? At the same time, how do we preserve a […]

City of Manistique Passes Complete Streets Resolution

On Monday September 13, 2010, the Manistique City Council unanimously passed a Complete Streets Resolution – making them only the second city in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to do so! The Manistique Strategic Alliance for Health Coalition in partnership with the City of Manistique first started working on the Complete Streets project after Walkable Communities Expert, […]

Lets Save Michigan Says Lets Complete Our Streets

The Michigan Municipal League (MML) is asking folks to sign a petition of support for Complete Streets on their Let’s Save Michigan website. They recently featured the Complete Streets design principle at their Capitol Conference, and brought national walkability expert Dan Burden to a number of Michigan communities in February. We are extremely pleased to see […]

MML Features Complete Streets at Capitol Conference

A packed room of 100+ engineers, planners and politicians attended the Complete Streets workshop at the Michigan Municipal League’s 2010 Capitol Conference held April 13 -14, 2010 in Lansing. The panel included John Switalski (D – Warren) who spoke on pending statewide Complete Streets legislation that he plans to introduce this spring.  Nationally recognized walkability […]

Making Headlines: UP Complete Streets Efforts

As reported in the Daily Press: Coalition promotes healthy lifestyles MANISTIQUE – The city of Manistique has received a long to-do list from Dan Burden to make the community more walkable. Burden is a nationally recognized authority on bicycle and pedestrian programs who conducted a walkability audit last October. In a recently released draft report, […]