On May 5, Representatives from California and Ohio introduced the Safe and Complete Streets Act of 2011, which would require state departments of transportation and metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) to write and adopt Complete Streets policies to apply to projects using federal funding. The bill is H.R. 1780.
Currently, no Texas members of Congress are sponsors of Complete Streets. BikeTexas has signed on as one of a growing list of organizations that support the legislation. Please contact your U.S. Senators and Representatives and urge them to support the legislation and sign on as co-authors to this very important bill!