Below is the latest Complete Streets news from across the country. Please be sure to check back frequently to see what’s new.
TCAT was interviewed by Spacing.ca about their Complete Streets for Canada program. The interview covers a variety of interesting facts about the merits and challenges of adopting and implementing Complete Streets policies. Check it out!
On March 29, 2012 , TCAT released Complete Streets by Design: Toronto streets redesigned for all ages and abilities at the University of Toronto (launch photos here). The report demonstrates how six Toronto streets could look and feel after a Complete Streets redesign.
Before Oak Bay created a Complete Streets approach it was the only Greater Victoria municipality without one. Not having a Complete Streets approach put the municiplity at a disadvantage when competing for provincial and federal funding.
Vision 2051 is York Region's latest long-term strategic document. This document establishes a blueprint for the Region and outlines stategic directions for the coming 40 years. The document includes Complete Streets in its strategic direction for regional transportation.
On June 18th 2012, Dr. Andrew McCallum, Chief Coroner for Ontario, released the Cycling Death Review. The purpose of the review was to examine the circumstances of cycling deaths that occurred from Jan. 1, 2006 to Dec. 31, 2010.
Ryan Whitney of TCAT and Netami Stuart in conversation about the growing Complete Streets movement and what it might mean for communities in Ontario.
Check out Streetwise in Ground Magazine (Spring 2012)
With funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, TCAT produced a research report titled Complete Streets Gap Analysis: Opportunities and Barriers in Ontario that was released at the 2012 Complete Streets Forum in Toronto.
In late 2011, PlanMoncton established Complete Streets as a key priority for their new Municipal Plan. Please find more information below!
In response to the City of Toronto's renewed interest in off-road path construction, TCAT has developed a backgrounder on Designing Off-Road Paths for Pedestrians and Cyclists. This backgrounder is the second in TCAT's backgrounder series, the first of which focused on Bikeway Options currently under consideration in Toronto.