A “Complete Streets” Approach to Getting from Place to Place

May 20, 2010

On May 20, 2010, Mary Raulerson of Kittelson & Associates presented a workshop in Portland, Oregon which introduced and illustrated best practices in the field of "Complete Streets" using case studies she has been directly involved with around the country. During the workshop, special attention was given to the obstacles that had to be overcome and the solutions that worked. The goal of this session was to help identify and tailor practices that will further strengthen the region’s move toward creating, connecting and complimenting great places with great multimodal rights-of-way.

PennDOT's Smart Transportation Guidebook was referenced in this presentation. You can access an electronic version of that document HERE.

The slides from the presentation are below, as well as as a link to Mary's email if you are interested in more details about this topic. We also welcome your experience, insight, and questions. We encourage you to post a comment in the section below.


For a .PDF version of this presentation, please click here.


About the Presenter


Mary Raulerson
Principal Planner, Kittelson & Associates, Inc.

Mary is based in KAI's Orlando, Florida office; however, she serves clients nationwide. She brings nearly 20 years of experience in land use and transportation planning with special expertise in developing livable transportation solutions and transit planning. Mary brings extensive multimodal experience involving rail systems, busways, highways, national parks, scenic highways, and bridges. Mary has a proven track record of working with multidisciplinary teams to develop transportation and land use solutions that are community-driven, sustainable, and meet agency needs. She has extensive experience in working with Departments of Transportation in developing context-sensitive solutions that support community goals and future visions, are affordable, and provide sound economic development opportunities. She has worked closely with numerous state and federal transportation agencies, such as PennDOT, NJDOT, FTA, and FHWA to develop and implement transportation policies that focus on the integration of land use and transportation decisions and investments.

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