Complete Streets for Canada

policy and design hub for building safe and inviting streets for all

Christopher Hodgson, The City of Waterloo

Chris is a Professional Engineer with the City of Waterloo where he has implemented a number of roundabouts and road diets. He also managed the City’s first Transportation Master Plan which recommended a Complete Streets policy. Approval of the Master Plan in 2011 meant Waterloo became the first municipality in Canada to implement a Complete Streets Policy.

Chris was educated in England, UK, achieving a Degree in Civil Engineering from Kingston University, London. Before moving to Canada, he worked on traffic calming, pedestrian streets and the National Cycle Network of Great Britain.

He has presented at the 2009 and 2010 Ontario Bike Summits, the 2010 Transportation Association of Canada Annual Conference, and the 2011 Complete Streets Forum.