From Normal, IL:
“Today, more than 40 percent of all trips in Uptown Normal are by foot or bicycle. Since these improvements, it experienced a boost in retail sales (46 percent) and attracted more than $160 million in private investment.”
This article is slam full of benefits of complete street projects from fewer collisions and inuries to large ROI . Clearly anyone business person who fights against the projects is not operating from a fact-based position.