The Complete Streets Commission advises the City Council on complete streets projects/programs, and recommends solutions in accordance with Complete Streets policies (directed by AB 1358, with implementation standards guided by VTA, CalTrans, and NHTSA) and consistent with partner agencies (CalTrans, Santa Clara County Roads, VTA, OBAG). On October 25 2022, the Los Altos City Council unanimously approved the Complete Streets Master Plan that establishes a long-term vision to design and operate city streets that prioritizes safety, comfort, and access to destinations for all modes of transportation in the city of Los Altos.
Complete Streets are streets for everyone. They are planned, designed and operated for safe mobility for all users including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists, and transit users of all ages and abilities.
Responsibilities of the Complete Streets Commission include:
Help to create multi-modal transportation solutions and policies that enable safe, attractive, comfortable, and independent access and travel for pedestrians, bicyclists, transit users, and motorists of all ages and abilities, including connectivity across jurisdictional boundaries
Shall advise the Council on existing and proposed City policies related to traffic calming and traffic enforcement
Shall advise the Council on projects and budget priorities for transportation-related capital improvements
Provide for community engagement and serve as a conduit for community input.
The Los Altos Chamber Government Affairs Committee studies, analyzes & formulates positions on issues affecting the Los Altos business community, makes recommendations to the Board of Directors on public policy positions, monitors government actions & communicates chamber positions to appropriate officials to encourage positive actions, attends city council or commission meetings and expresses chamber opinions.