Poughkeepsie City Center Connectivity Project

Best Practices & Case Studies

 

Designing Complete Streets

Case Studies in the “Test Before You Invest” Approach: Demonstration and Pilot Projects

  • Seattle, WA: City uses pilot project to test downtown protected bicycle lane project.
  • Boulder, CO: Living Lab program allows the city to test new street designs proposed in Boulder’s 2014 Transportation Master Plan.
  • New York, NY: Pedestrian Plaza Program.
  • Philadelphia, PA: “Better Block” project demonstrates possibilities for Complete Streets.
  • Burlington, VT: Using short-term demonstration projects to test alternatives for better walking and biking.
  • Memphis, TN: The MemFIX program involves citizens and community groups in testing out street and public space design ideas.
  • Town of Maynard, MA: The Town of Maynard is using Pilot projects to test alternatives for downtown streets.
  • NACTO Design Guide: Using Temporary Materials to quickly delivery projects.