Supervisors Committee Hearing: Adopting the NACTO Guides

Agenda [PDF]

1. 140952 [Administrative Code – Better Streets Policy – Including the National Association of City Transportation Officials Urban Design Guides]
Sponsor: Wiener
Ordinance amending the Administrative Code to include the National Association of City Transportation Officials Urban Street Design Guide and Urban Bikeway Design Guide as an additional reference in City transportation planning and design projects and
programs.

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From the Board of Supervisors [PDF]. Item of Note: 17. [Administrative Code – Better Streets Policy – Including the National Association of City Transportation Officials Urban Design Guides] Sponsor: Wiener Ordinance amending the Administrative Code to include the National Association of City Transportation Officials Urban Street Design Guide and Urban Bikeway design Guide as an […]

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From SPUR: Photo courtesy of Flickr user Dirk Dallas NACTO, the National Association of City Transportation Officials, has long been an advocate for better street design. Drawing on the experience of leading practitioners around the country, the group recently published guides on urban street design and bikeways. Come learn how these guides can serve as blueprints […]
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