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We're improving our transportation network through the Vital Streets Initiative. In this site you can see our progress, where we are making improvements, and how the program works.
Vital Streets = Complete Streets + Green Infrastructure
Below are a series of dashboards, maps, and reports related showing to the state of this program.
One of the overarching goals of the Vital Streets program is to increase our road conditions. Using the PASER rating system we measure our street conditions annually. Vital Street's goal is to have 70% of streets in good or fair condition by 2030 (PASER 10 - 4).
Continuing the complete street focus on focusing on all types of transportation, the Vital Street Program wants to create safe and comfortable walking paths.
&nbsp;</p> <p>Where we have been - sidewalk projects:</p> <div class="embed-container"><iframe width="100%" height="400" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" title="Vital Streets Sidewalk Web Map" src="//grandrapids.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Embed/index.html?webmap=21985fd7b5e84a5bb235961320293f84&amp;extent=-85.6826,42.9614,-85.6619,42.9741&amp;zoom=true&amp;previewImage=false&amp;scale=false&amp;search=true&amp;searchextent=false&amp;disable_scroll=true&amp;theme=dark">
The Vital Streets team tracks information on crashes on our street. Data is updated on an annual basis.
Please note: this data does not include crashes on state owned roads, like US-131 and 28th Street.
source: Michigan State Police
Vital Streets funds are tracked across multiple attributes. They are track for balance among wards, street type, and repair type. There are three levels of streets we measure:
There are also three levels of repair types:
Source: City of Grand Rapids Engineering Department
Would you like to see what projects are taking place in your area? Enter your address and see what is happening near you. Click on the project to learn more.
Brief Program Overview
Vital Streets Plan
Vital Streets Design Guidelines
Want to get involved?
Contact us at:
CGR Engineering Department
Or visit us at:
300 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
311 or 616.456.3000
300 Monroe Avenue NW,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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