Complete Streets

CITY OF SHEBOYGAN'S COMPLETE STREETS INITIATIVE

City of Sheboygan is committed to integrating a Complete Streets approach into our transportation practices, policies, and decision-making.

Vision and Intent

The City of Sheboygan Department of Public Works (DPW) is providing a detailed approach to designing streets that reflects our changing community values and priorities, including rising concerns about safety, increased awareness of disparities, and the consideration of green infrastructure to address sustainability goals.

A Complete Streets Policy is intended to benefit all users equitably, particularly vulnerable users and the most underinvested and underserved in the community.

When we use the word “street”, we are referring to the sidewalks, terraces, roadways, and everything in between. The City of Sheboygan’s Complete Streets Policy will provide:

  • A process centered in community values
  • Clear direction on priorities
  • Defined street types to use as a starting point for design
  • Explicit equity framework and associated process
  • A flexible tool that will evolve over time
  • Community input in design
What is a Complete Streets Policy?

TRANSPORTATION SHOULD BE

  • Safe
  • Convenient
  • Reliable
  • Affordable
  • Accessible

Regardless of: Race, Ethnicity, Religion, Income, Gender Identity, Immigration Status, Age, Ability, Language Spoken, Level of access to personal vehicle

What are we addressing?

Streets are critical to the quality of life for the citizens and visitors to Sheboygan, this is why it is so important to address the unintended consequences of our previous design approach.

Most street reconstructions take place in a fixed amount of right-of-way with priorities given to motor vehicles.

We want to create a formalized value system that represents the community as a whole and residents that have the opportunity to advocate for their preferences.

It is the mission of the DPW to improve the quality of life by effectively developing, maintaining, and improving the infrastructure, natural resources, and community services.

A Complete Streets Policy will address speeding, crashes, pedestrian accommodations, bicyclist/rolling accommodations, increasing water and air pollution, and inequities.

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Bike Infrastructure

Bicycling is a great way to get around Sheboygan with growing popularity. Cycling can help to protect you from serious diseases such as stroke, heart attack, some cancers, depression, diabetes, obesity and arthritis. Riding a bike is healthy, fun and a low-impact form of exercise for all ages. The Department has created an information page to share the locations of bicycle racks, repair stations, and routes are located within the City.

Bike Infrastructure Information

Complete Streets

Project Contacts

David Biebel

Director of Public Works

Heather Burke

Business Manager

Ryan Sazama

City Engineer

Kevin Jump, P.E., ENV SP

Civil Engineer/Project Manager

Emma Jones

GIS Specialist

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