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Michigan's 'Complete Streets' Make it Easier to Share the Road

Sharing roads

More than 150 Michigan communities have adopted “complete streets” ordinances or resolutions since state legislators passed a complete streets law in 2010.

AARP supports such measures, which are designed to make it easier for pedestrians, bicyclists, bus riders and motorists to share the same roads. Complete streets measures require transportation agencies to consider all road users when planning construction or repairs.

Call your local city council or town board to find out if your community has adopted a complete streets ordinance. To launch a grassroots effort to promote such a measure, go to Michigan Complete Streets or Michigan Department of Transportation.

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