The Complete Streets Committee will be a multi-disciplinary team that includes representation from: Department of Public Works, Land Use Department, Police Department, and other committees, departments and/or organizations as appropriate. The focus of this Committee will be ensuring the implementation of the Complete Streets Policy and, where necessary, modifying existing practices and overcoming barriers to implementation. The Committee will update and solicit feedback from the public on potential projects to engender buy-in and ensure that perspectives from the community are considered and incorporated where feasible.
VISION & PURPOSE
The Town of Groton’s Complete Streets Policy aims to accommodate the full range of users of our roadways, walkways, trails, and transit systems by creating a transportation network that meets the needs of individuals utilizing a variety of transportation modes. Decision-makers are directed to consistently plan, design, construct, and maintain streets to accommodate all users.
Through the implementation of Complete Streets principles, people of all ages, abilities and income levels will be able to efficiently and safely travel between home, school, work, recreation facilities, and commercial venues. Demonstrated benefits of Complete Streets include cleaner air, promotion of physical exercise, improved access to retail and employment centers, and reduced personal transportation costs.