Farmingdale, LI— Thursday, April 11: Four months ago, the Suffolk County Legislature unanimously adopted Suffolk County’s first ever Complete Streets bill, authored by Legislator Rob Calarco. Legislator Rob Calarco was invited to make introductory remarks at the Long Island Complete Streets Summit on April 11th. The Summit was hosted by Vision Long Island and the Tri-State Transportation Campaign.
Legislator Rob Calarco’s bill (IR 2025), directed the Department of Public Works to consider all modes of travel when designing a road project. The bill also required the DPW to evaluate the feasibility of using a host of features to accommodate not only motorists, but also pedestrians, bicyclists, bus riders, senior citizens, people with disabilities etc. The Complete Streets program encourages and...| read more ››