The Province of Ontario releases a draft of its update to the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, and includes a Complete Streets Policy, making it the first province in Canada to do so.
TCAT releases Complete Street Transformations, a book of nine Complete Street projects compiled from across the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region, with the goal of understanding the types of projects that municipalities are identifying as Complete Streets, as well as exploring the types of indicators that are being used to evaluate these efforts.
City Council of Thunder Bay adopts Becoming Our Best 2015-2018 Corporate Strategic Plan, which aims to “Update Transportation Master Plan for future needs and align keeping with ‘complete streets guidelines’” (p.11).
The City also comes together with the City of Moncton and the Town of Riverview to develop Destination 2040, a Regional Sustainable Transportation Master Plan (2015). The plan recommends developing Complete Streets as an action to take towards achieving the region's sustainable transportation goals.
The City of Greater Sudbury releases its draft Transportation Master Plan, which includes a Complete Streets policy, with an expanded road classification system to include pedestrians, cyclists and transit, and suggested road cross sections.
TCAT, along with MMM Group, are commissioned by the Grey Bruce Health Unit to prepare a Complete Streets Policy and Implementation Guide, with the goal of developing a Complete Streets policy that responds to the unique context of this rural region.
TCAT also released its Complete Streets Evaluation Tool, which looked at 26 municipalities to discover state of practice, challenges and opportunities related to the evaluation of Complete Streets projects.
The Planning Institute of British Columbia puts on a Complete Streets Design Implementation for Professionals workshop in Capital Regional District, BC on October 20.
Complete Streets Policies in the Stratford, ON Official Plan are published, adopted by Council and awaits approval from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (acc to a Notice of Adoption dated June 11, 2014).
The City of Airdrie's Council adopts a Municipal Development Plan (MDP), which includes 'complete streets' policies and requires the development of the City's Complete Streets Guidelines. The Transportation Master Plan iss also released this year and incorporated a 'complete streets' approach, and developed the guidelines recommended by the MDP (click here to see the Complete Streets Toolbox).
The City of Ottawa releases the Transportation Master Plan, which incorporates the 'complete streets' term and appraoch. The City also opens a renovated and complete street, Churchill Avenue, to the public in November.
TCAT releases its Complete Streets Catalogue, which features projects from 19 municipalities that reflect the diversity of Complete Streets approaches being implemented across the Greater Golden Horseshoe.
Town of Stratford, PEI uses the term 'complete streets' in the municipality's Traffic Safety Committee Reports to Residents - Executive Summary.
The City of Hamilton, ON releases the Urban Official Plan, which incorporates a complete street approach, using the term 'complete neighborhoods'.
Town of Conception Bay South, NFLD uses the Complete Streets term/concept in ‘Central Business District Main Street Improvement Plan’.
TCAT launches Complete Streets for Canada website.
TCAT publishes Complete Streets by Design and the report “Complete Streets Gap Analysis: Opportunities and Barriers in Ontario”
Ontario Ministry of Transport includes Complete Streets as part of its Transit-Supportive Guidelines
The City of Surrey, BC uses the concept in "Cycling Plan: Towards a Cycling Friendly Community"
Hamilton's Transportation Summit: Exploring Complete Streets takes place on April 5, and 'complete streets' is incorporated in the Hamilton Pedestrian Mobility Plan and released in December.
The term ‘Rues Conviviales’ emerges as an expression used interchangeably with ‘Complete Streets’ in Québec.
Montréal hosts the ‘Rues Conviviales pour que l’exception devienne la norme’ on September 19
The Niagara Region releases a 'Complete Streets for Niagara Discussion Paper'
Charlottetown uses the term 'complete streets' in the "City's Regional Active Transportation Plan"
City of Waterloo adopts a Complete Streets policy into their Transportation Master Plan
The Town of Oakville Official Plan 2009, which uses the term Complete Streets, is approved by the Ontario Municipal Board on May 10.
Capital Regional District, BC includes the term in two municipal documents: Regional Pedestrian and Cycling Master Plan/ Pedestrian and Cycling Master Plan Design Guidelines 2011 (Click Here);
The City of Winnipeg recommends the development of a city-wide Complete Streets policy in their 2011 Transportation Master Plan.
TCAT recieves a Trillium grant to work on Complete Streets.
Transport Canada releases a Complete Streets discussion paper titled: “Complete Streets: Making Canada's roads safer for all”
The first Complete Street Forum, organized by TCAT, is held in Toronto on April 23.
From 2010 to present the forum has been a place where experts have presented design solutions for creating safe and complete streets for all users.
City of Calgary adopts a Complete Streets policy into their Municipal Development Plan and the Calgary Transportation Master Plan
With the support of Transport Canada, the Sustainable Alberta Association begins delivering Complete Streets Workshops across Alberta
TCAT and Cycle Toronto (then the TCU) begin working together to bring a Complete Streets policy to Toronto.
The national Complete Streets Coalition in the US is created. They define a “complete street” as “a road that is designed to be safe for drivers; bicyclists; transit vehicles and users; and pedestrians of all ages and abilities”
Term “Complete Streets” enters the planning lexicon through an initiative from America Bikes. It defines complete streets policy as policy that “ensures that the entire right of way is routinely designed and operated to enable safe access for all users. Pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists, and transit riders of all ages and abilities must be able to safely move along a complete street.”