Is Your Community Active Transportation-Friendly?

Today is International Walk to School Day, a yearly event that encourages school children to walk and bike to school to instill healthy habits, help the environment, promote safety, and create a stronger sense of community. Whether it’s Walk to School Day, Bike to Work Day or some other initiative to encourage active transportation, communities […]

LJB Hosts Dayton-area Bike Education Tour

Last week, LJB, ODOT and MVRPC presented SafeBET, a bicycle education tour through the cities of Kettering and Beavercreek. This half-day training class included a 12-mile ride along city streets, bike lanes, shared use paths, arterial roadways with roundabouts, and rural roadways with and without shoulders. The objective of the ride was to educate and […]

Miami Valley a Leader in Promoting Safe, Smart Transportation Policy

I’m proud to live and work in an area of the country that supports policies that make streets safer and more open to everyone, regardless of age, ability or mode of travel. Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC)’s Complete Street policy has just been recognized as one of the nation’s leading examples of safe, smart […]

Article Highlights How to Implement Complete Streets in Four Steps

Complete streets policies often have strong backing from local government leaders because of the diverse benefits to the community. After a complete streets policy is adopted, the hard work of implementing the policies is often left to the individual transportation or public works agency. In the July issue of the APWA Reporter, LJB senior traffic […]