There is no one cookie template or design for Complete Streets. Each is unique and responds to its community context. A Complete Street in a rural area looks different from one in a large city, but both are designed to balance safety and convenience for everyone using the road. The following examples were developed to show what Complete Streets can look like in various community contexts across the country.
Examples of Complete Streets In Canada
The City of Courtenay is implementing a Complete Street pilot project between Fitzgerald Ave and Johnston Ave on 5th Street. The City of Courtenay received $3.25 million from the federal Gas Tax Fund, Strategic Priorities category in order to move forward with this project. The project includes improvements to the screetscape such as:
A road diet on this traditional truck route made enough space available for a protected bicycle lane. Cannon St. was one of nine Complete Streets projects to be profiled in Complete Street Transformations.
Richmond and Adelaide are a pair of parallel one-way streets that cut through the heart of Toronto's downtown financial district.