Complete Streets for Canada

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Why Complete Streets

Complete Streets: Making Canada's roads safer for all, Transport Canada (2010)

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This online issue paper by Transport Canada examines the main aspects of complete streets—including innovative policies, success stories and benefits—and also includes advice from sustainable transportation advocates on what planners need to consider when designing complete streets.

The Complete Street: Revitalizing the Built Environment for Improved Public Health, Maria Topalovic (2010)

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Maria Topalovic examines the relationship between health and the built environment. The study addresses the need for Complete Streets policies to guide revitalization efforts in the City of Hamilton.

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Creating Livable Communities - Complete Street Design for Seniors, Janette Sadik-Khan (2011)

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Presentation by Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, New York City Department of Transportation. Includes statistics on vulnerable road users and considerations for designing safe streets for seniors.

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