Complete and Green Streets

City of Cleveland Complete and Green Streets

Initiative Overview: The City of Cleveland’s 2022 Complete & Green Streets Ordinance was passed on June 6, 2022 and updates the City’s 2011 ordinance to create a new process to incorporate design elements in roadway projects that expand opportunities for travel via modes like walking, biking, and transit and reduce environmental impact within the City of Cleveland. A key component of this ordinance is the opportunity for expanded community engagement in the design of road projects through the establishment of a 10-person Transportation Infrastructure Advisory Committee (TIAC). In general, the road project review process will be augmented as follows:

Ordinance No. 370-2022, the updated Complete and Green Streets ordinance, is available here .

An ordinance summary and list of Frequently Asked Questions about ORD. No. 370-2022 is available here.

Complete and Green Streets Policy: The ordinance directs the Director of Mayor’s Office of Capital Projects and Director of City Planning to develop a Complete and Green Streets Policy containing guidance and procedures that address the inclusion of Complete and Green Streets elements in all types of projects within the public right-of-way, including new construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, repair, restriping, and maintenance of transportation facilities and development projects.

The first version of the City of Cleveland’s Complete and Green Streets Policy is available here . The Policy is considered a draft until the Transportation Infrastructure Advisory Committee (TIAC) is appointed and convened. Following an opportunity for TIAC members to make recommendations for adjustments, the Policy will be updated and reposted. The Policy may be periodically reviewed and updated as necessary, with the most current posted and publicly available document serving as the guiding document.

Transportation Infrastructure Advisory Committee Appointments:The TIAC is tasked with providing guidance to the scoping of City-sponsored transportation projects. Cleveland City Council and the Mayor of Cleveland have appointing authority for representatives to the TIAC, as defined in Section 7 of Ordinance No. 370-2022. As of September 2, 2022, TIAC members are: