When communities attempt to engage with decision-makers on the importance of complete streets, it is crucial to frame the argument within the context of larger policy issues.

Hamilton hosted the 2012 national Sustainable Mobility Summit, and the following Raise the Hammer article provides a summary some of the key topics discussed, as they relate to sustainble transporation and liveable neighborhoods:

http://raisethehammer.org/article/1710/transportation_and_a_healthy_hamilton:_a_growing_community_dialogue