Madison Common Council approves news policy for greener streets

Published: Jan. 5, 2023 at 3:51 PM CST
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Madison Common Council approved the new Complete Green Streets policy on Tuesday, providing a consistent guide for greener planning, designing, building and operating streets.

The guide prioritizes bicycle, street and neighborhood safety, as well as mass transit and trees.

Satya Rhodes-Conway, the mayor of Madison, wrote in a statement Thursday that safe and green streets are “critical.”

“I am grateful the hard work has paid off with changes that will help build a safer and more sustainable Madison,” Rhodes-Conway wrote regarding the Council’s approval of the policy.

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