Caltrans Reports on How It’s Providing Safer Mobility for System Users

Published: Jan 15, 2015

SACRAMENTO – In a continuing effort to further its new mission to provide a safe, sustainable, integrated and efficient transportation system to enhance California’s economy and livability, Caltrans has released the “Complete Streets Implementation Action Plan 2.0”, an updated strategy on how the department will work to continue to address the safety and mobility needs for all modes of transportation.

“This plan illustrates and details all the current efforts underway at Caltrans to further integrate ‘complete streets’ into everything we do, from the earliest stages of system planning through project delivery and maintenance and operations,” said Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty. “However you choose to travel, Caltrans’ complete streets policy ultimately means you will have more safe and convenient choices for getting around.”

This updated plan includes 109 additional action items to further integrate complete streets into all Caltrans functions andprocesses. It includes action items such as:

  • The development of a State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan
  • Collecting complete streets data and performance measures
  • Continuing to revise Caltrans’ manuals to be consistent with and supportive of complete streets
  • Complete Streets Overview Training Course for Caltrans staff in all departmental functions
  • Supporting district complete street plans and partnerships

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