Below is the latest Complete Streets news from across the country. Please be sure to check back frequently to see what’s new.
Momentum is growing in Hamilton towards a Complete Streets policy.
Author: Sara Mayo, Social Planning and Reserach Council of Hamilton
On May 22, 2013, the City of Edmonton became the fourth city in Canada to approve a Complete Streets policy to be used when planning, designing and constructing all streets, including those in new neighbourhoods and when old ones are rehabilitated in existing neighbourhoods.
The Town of Ajax, Ontario has become the third municipality in Canada to officially adopt a Complete Streets policy. The Town adopted their policy in their revised Transportation Master Plan (TMP) that was approved by Town Council in February, 2013.
Toronto has made major progress towards ensuring that the City’s streets are designed for all users!
The Toronto Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT) and Share the Road Cycling Coalition have released the Call for Proposals for the 2013 Complete Streets Forum and Ontario Bike Summit from May 27-29 in Toronto. Please check out the Call for Proposals for the Complete Streets Forum if you are interested in presenting at this year's event. The deadline for proposals is March 8, 2013.
The City of Edmonton has released draft Complete Streets Guidelines to ensure that all streets in Edmonton are designed for all road users. When the guidelines are officially adopted they will help the City implement its Transportation Master Plan, The Way We Move.