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Complete Streets Program steering to Steger

Complete Streets - Landing page photo

Image courtesy of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

On May 2, the Complete Streets Technical Assistance Program was presented to the Steger Board meeting at the village fire station. Trustee Ernie Lopez, Jr. was absent.

Complete Streets is a joint effort with the Cook County Department of Public Health and the non-profit Active Transportation Alliance (Active Trans). With funding from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Complete Streets hopes to create Partnerships to Improve Health (PICH) and prevent obesity and other chronic diseases… Please click here to read DaTron Williams’ story in the Southland Voice.

As part of the Healthy HotSpot initiative, the Cook County Department of Public Health and Active Transportation Alliance are teaming up to provide technical assistance to  suburban Cook County communities through adoption of Complete Streets approaches and active transportation plans. Participating communities will learn how to design, build and maintain streets that promote walking, biking and public transportation as a way to build more physical activity into peoples’ daily lives. Read more.

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