Mo. lawmakers resolve to improve streets for bicycles, pedestrians
Friday, May 13, 2011
Missouri lawmakers have passed a resolution seeking to make streets safer for pedestrians and bicyclists.
As a concurrent resolution, the resolution is advisory and doesn’t have the force of a law.
It encourages the state and federal transportation departments, city and county governments, and the Metropolitan and Regional Planning commissions “to fully implement Complete Streets and create a complete, connected, and safe transportation network for walking and bicycling.”
The resolution notes that “Complete Streets” is a term that “means creating roads, streets and communities where all road users can feel safe, secure and welcome on ....