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MDOT seeks public input on future of Complete Streets through online survey

January 8, 2024

NEWS – MDOT seeks public input on future of Complete Streets through online survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 8, 2024

 

MEDIA CONTACT
Michael Frezell
517-281-6519
FrezellM@Michigan.gov 

MDOT seeks public input on future of Complete Streets
through online survey

Fast facts:

  • A new online public Complete Streets survey is part of MDOT’s initiative to update the current policy.
  • Complete Streets encompass mobility and safety for pedestrians, bicyclists, public transportation users, older individuals, children, individuals with disabilities, motorists, and freight vehicles.
  • The survey is available through Feb. 9. 

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is in the process of aligning its Complete Streets policy with its mission to serve and connect people, communities, and the economy through transportation. As part of this process, MDOT is seeking public input using an online Complete Streets survey. The survey is available and open for feedback through Feb. 9.

Who:
Michigan residents
Community stakeholders
Local businesses

When:
Dec. 21, 2023 – Feb. 9, 2024 

Where:
Complete Streets survey

Accessibility:
Attendees who require mobility, visual, hearing, written or other assistance for effective participation should contact Orlando Curry at 517-241-7462 or CurryO@Michigan.gov, preferably at least five business days in advance. Forms are located on the Title VI webpage. Requests made outside of this timeframe will be evaluated and honored to the extent possible. 

Background:
MDOT’s Complete Streets policy encompasses mobility and safety for pedestrians, bicyclists, public transportation users, older individuals, children, individuals with disabilities, motorists, and freight vehicles. The Complete Street policy works to ensure corridors are consistently designed, operated, and maintained to meet community needs and maximize safety.

Michigan Public Act 135 of 2010 defines “complete streets” as roadways planned, designed, and built to provide appropriate access to all legal users in a manner that promotes safe and efficient movement of people and goods whether by car, truck, transit, assistive device, foot, or bicycle.

Public Input:
For more information on Complete Streets or to provide comments, please visit the Complete Streets website. Public input can also be shared by email or U.S. mail to:

Monica Monsma
MonsmaM@Michigan.gov
MDOT Environmental Services Section
425 West Ottawa St.
P.O. Box 30050
Lansing, MI 48909

Sign up to receive updates on the Complete Streets policy.