Below is the latest Complete Streets news from across the country. Please be sure to check back frequently to see what’s new.
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 if you are interested in presenting at this year's event. The deadline for proposals is March 8, 2013.
Great Streets for Kingston was developed by students in the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Queen’s University to encourage decision makers and city staff to consider complete street infrastructure alternatives.
The Celebrate Yonge Complete Streets example is based on a walk-about and discussion (August 2012) with Evan Weinberg, Planning and Development Manager, Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area (DTY BIA).
On Dec 10, 2012 the Victoria Transport Policy Institute released Evaluating Complete Streets: The Value of Designing Roads For Diverse Modes, Users and Activities. The report discusses differences between conventional transport planning and Complete Streets planning, especially relating to costs and benefits.
The District of Saanich in British Columbia has identified three roads that will receive Complete Streets redesigns: Cook Street, Tillicum Road and Glanford Avenue.
On September 19th 2012, Dr. Andrew McCallum, Chief Coroner for Ontario, released the Pedestrian Death Review. The purpose of the review was to examine the circumstances of 95 deaths that occurred from Jan. 1, 2010 to Dec. 31, 2010.