Calgary is Alberta’s largest city and Canada’s third-largest municipality. It was the first jurisdiction in Canada to officially adopt a Complete Streets policy.
Case Study | 2012
In April 2012, the The Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT), a project of Clean Air Partnership, released the Complete Streets Gap Analysis: Opportunities and Barriers in Ontario. The report included case studies on three Canadian municipalities that have made progress towards adopting Complete Streets: Thunder Bay, Waterloo, and Calgary. These case studies highlight that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to achieving Complete Streets, rather a variety of different strategies may work depending on community context. This research was made possible with funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
Guidelines and Standards | 2014
City Council approved the Complete Streets Policy and Guide on November 3, 2014. The Guide builds on the 22 Complete Street Policies embedded into the 2009 Council-approved Calgary Transportation Plan.
Transportation Plan | 2009
A Complete Streets policy was adopted by Calgary City Council in September 2009. This made Calgary the first jurisdiction in Canada to officially adopt a Complete Streets policy.