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Mo. lawmakers resolve to improve streets for bicycles, pedestrians

Mo. lawmakers resolve to improve streets for bicycles, pedestrians

May 13th, 2011 in News

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 ....