“We have reduced our dependency on the car and improved our transportation system by strengthening transit, active transportation, and key road corridors. We have created new multi-modal networks both within our communities, between our communities and to other regions, while ensuring equitable access and mobility for all our citizens.”
Develop and invest in transportation infrastructure, making walking, cycling and transit priorities, as viable alternatives to the car.
- Connect transportation planning with land use planning
- Develop a regional strategy for infrastructure investment in active transportation
infrastructure and transit
- Create standards and regulations that address the priorities around active
transportation and transit infrastructure as part of regular infrastructure
Develop safe active transportation networks within and between the Centres, and along key transportation corridors to better connect outlying areas.
- Identify important pathways for people movement within and between Centres
- Identify opportunities for inter-modal transportation between and within Centres.
- Identify a regional system of walking paths, trails and bikeways
- Make investment in critical active transportation network componentsa priority,
to improve the connections between employment, commercial and residential
- Identify opportunities to promote and support tourism through alternative modes
of transportation (scenic bike routes, etc.)
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