Albany, NY (August 15, 2011)

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced he will sign a law to require state and local transportation agencies to consider “complete streets” designs that will make streets and roadways across the state safe and accessible to all New Yorkers.

“New York’s roadways should safely accommodate all pedestrians, motorists and cyclists, and this legislation will help communities across the state achieve this objective,” Governor Cuomo said. “Complete Streets designs recognize measures that will make streets safer for New Yorkers of all ages and abilities. I thank Senator Fuschillo and Assemblyman Gantt for their hard work on this legislation.”

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