Ogdensburg, NY Ranks #1 in Complete Streets Policies

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Smart Growth America released a report on the Best Complete Streets Policies of 2014 in February. Ranked at number one was the Complete Streets policy of Ogdensburg, NY, on the basis of a scoring methodology that looked at elements like vision and intent.  Ogdensburg Mayor William Nelson, commenting on this accomplishment, said, “A Complete Streets policy is a key part of Ogdensburg’s efforts to revitalize our waterfront and downtown to make healthy living an easy choice for residents. We set out to write a strong policy. We didn’t know it would become one of the best Complete Streets policies ever passed.”  You can find the full report here. Congratulations to Ogdensburg on their accomplishment!

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