This is the type of thinking we need more of:
“This legislation keeps one principle in mind: that our transportation system should work for all Americans… and not be focused solely on cars,” said Rep. Matsui, of Sacramento, California, which has a local complete streets policy.
"When Americans choose to leave their car at home and walk or ride a bike to school or work, they are making a healthy decision. We need to ensure streets, intersections and trails are designed to make them easier to use and maximize their safety," said Harkin. "This legislation will encourage Americans to be more active, while also providing more travel options and cutting down on traffic congestion." - read more