What Are Sustainable Streets?

Complete Streets + Green Streets

Sustainable Streets keep pedestrians and cyclists safe, increase resiliency against the effects of climate change, and reduce pollution.

In short: it’s infrastructure that helps and protects our community and environment.

Why Sustainable Streets?

Sustainable Streets create many benefits:

  • Safer for bikes, pedestrians, and transit users
  • Less flooding from changing rainfall patterns
  • Less pollution flowing to creeks, the Bay, and the ocean
  • More trees, vegetation, and shade

What’s in the Master Plan?

  • Future climate effects on storms and runoff
  • Prioritized Sustainable Street opportunities
  • Sustainable Street project concepts
  • Tools for Sustainable Street planning, design, implementation, and tracking