Complete Streets for Canada

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What communities have adopted a Complete Streets policy?

St. Thomas, Ontario

Complete Streets Policy

The small city of St. Thomas, Ontario is one of the few communities in Ontario to have passed a dedicated, standalone Complete Streets policy. St. Thomas' City Council endorsed Complete Streets Guidelines in October, 2016 that will apply to all future road construction or reconstruction projects. The guidelines are based on six principles:

City of Airdrie, AB

Complete Streets Policy

The City of Airdrie, population of 59,000, is located half an hour away from Calgary's downtown core, where many of its residents work.  The City is expected to grow to over 100,000 in the next thirty years, much of which will be new developments.

The AirdrieONE Sustainability Plan 2012, identified challenges associated with rapid growth, low density and auto-dependency, and first articulated the vision for Complete Streets in Airdrie: