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== Complete Streets ==
The Complete Streets concept values the importance of designing and operating streets in order to provide safe and convenient access for all users <ref>Complete Streets Manual. Publication no. CPC-2013.910.GPA.SP.CA.MSC. Los Angeles: Department of City Planning, 2014. Print.</ref>. First, Complete Street policies help urban and rural policy makers to make a commitment to Complete Streets <refname="Street Desing">Smith, Robin, Sharlene Reed, and Shana Baker. "Street Design: Part Complete Streets." Public Roads 74.1 (2010) </ref>. Then, the design principles are formed and implemented according to the needs of the particular geographic area. According to Burden and Littman, this shifts the priority from transportation mobility to accessibility to desired good, services, and activities <ref>Burden, Dan, and Todd Litman. "America needs complete streets." ITE Journal 81.4 (2011): 36-43</ref>.
==== Design Manuals ====
Typical Design Elements <ref>Smith, Robin, Sharlene Reed, and Shana Baker. name="Street Design: Part Complete Streets." Public Roads 74.1 (2010) </ref>
* Wide sidewalks, safe crossings, median islands, accessible pedestrian signals
* Curb extensions
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