Complete Streets for Canada

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What communities follow a Complete Streets approach?

A Complete Streets approach means that the term Complete Streets is mentioned in at least one official planning document in a given community but that the community has yet to adopt an official Complete Streets policy. Many communities across Canada are following a Complete Streets approach. 

A Complete Streets approach may also mean that Complete Streets is gaining popularity in a given community or that a discussion about moving towards formally adopting Complete Streets into an official planning document has begun.


The following communities have adopted a Complete Streets approach:

City of Greater Sudbury, ON

Complete Streets Approach

The City of Sudbury has been interested in Complete Streets for a few years now, and a number of official documents use the term.  The City's proposed Transportation Master Plan includes a Complete Streets policy, with an expanded road classification system to include pedestrians, cyclists and transit, and suggested road cross sections.  The plan has yet to be approved.   

Sustainable Mobility Plan 2010 :