Highway Law Amendment, New York, 2011

  • Date Enacted: May 18, 2011

Summary

An act to amend the highway law, in relation to enabling safe access to public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design principles. 

Requires state, county and local agencies to consider the convenience and mobility of all users when developing transportation projects that receive state and federal funding.

Key Definitions: A Complete Street is a roadway planned and designed to consider the safe, convenient access and mobility of all roadway users of all ages and abilities. This includes pedestrians, bicyclists, public transportation riders, and motorists; it includes children, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.
Citation: S5411A-2011

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