On July 27th, 2022, MRT was invited to present to more than 600 national advocates and changemakers about the Complete Streets process in rural Missouri.
The National Center for Rural Road Safety, a Federal Highway Administration Center for Excellence, invited Missourians for Responsible Transportation to participate as part of the panel "Complete Streets for Rural Areas." To reflect the range of focuses of attendees nationwide, the panelists included a federal engineer, a state active transportation coordinator, and an advocate with a nonprofit group:
The webinar centered on several key areas of Complete Streets development that attendees could take with them to their communities, covering:
One attendee, Barb Chamberlain (Director of the Active Transportation Division for the Washington State Department of Transportation), took to Twitter to live-Tweet a compelling synopsis of the presentation. She provided highlights from all three presenters, and you can read the full thread by clicking 'Read the full conversation on Twitter:'
To learn more about how to implement Complete Streets in rural areas, watch the full recording below:
MRT is always proud to share about the successes of Complete Streets in Missouri for other states. Furthermore, by working alongside and learning from other professionals in the field, we are continuing to ensure Missourians are equipped with the best resources possible to establish healthy, connected, and livable communities.