Congratulations On Passing The Complete Street Ordinance

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Dear Mayor Berke,

In August of 2013 I wrote a letter urging the city of Chattanooga to adopt a Complete Streets Policy and on April 1 a policy was passed by the City Council. On behalf of the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, Tennessee Network, I want to congratulate the city of Chattanooga for the passing of your Complete Street ordinance.  Complete Streets help to make active transportation the easy choice and foster liveable, sustainable communities.  

We also want to congratulate the stakeholders who supported this effort, like the many walking and bicycling advocate groups as well as local leaders in health, education, business, the staff who work with the city of Chattanooga and the Regional Planning Agency.  The Complete Streets policy adds to a growing list of achievements that are making Chattanooga a great place to live, work and play.

We look forward to more great things from Chattanooga with the knowledge that you will continue to support all modes of transportation across your city to improve the quality of life for children, families and the entire community.   

Christy J. Smith
Tennessee Advocacy Organizer
Safe Routes to School National Partnership
Chattanooga


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