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Belleville, Ontario

Complete Streets Approach

Belleville, Ontario's 2014 Transportation Master Plan (TMP) draws extensively on Complete Streets. The TMP adopts a "new multi-modal approach" for Belleville based on planning for all road users and abilities (p. 28). The TMP includes a Complete Streets section (p. 44-47), and proposes that Complete Streets redesigns be used as a strategy for downtown revitalization. The TMP strongly recommends the adoption of a dedicated Complete Streets policy for Belleville "that sets out guiding principles for the accommodation of pedestrians, cyclists, transit riders, passenger vehicles, and trucks in the construction of new roads and re-construction of existing roads" (p. 47).