Don't Miss

Aging and Safe Active Transportation: Issues and Courses of Action for Public Roadway Development
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Raised Crosswalks and Continuous Sidewalks: "Pedestrian Priority"
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Registry of recommendations that foster safe and active transport

Health Impact Assessment of the TOD Neighbourhood Project in Sainte-Catherine. Report on potential impacts and recommendations
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Innovative Municipal Norms Conducive to Safe Active Transportation: Introduction to a Series of Briefing Notes
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Links
Readings/Periodicals/Blogs/Tools

Public Health and Land Use Planning: How Ten Public Health Units are Working to Create Healthy and Sustainable Communities(2011). On the site of The Clean Air Partnership.

Interactive map for analyzing the built environment and services in Québec. In French, on the site of the INSPQ.

Environment and Planning - journals. Four journals available on the Environment and Planning website.

Active Transportation Canada (blog).


Ideas/Best Practices/Examples
Examples Bank. Categories: Intersections, Stretches of Road, Bicycle Parking. On the site Fietsberaad (Netherlands) in English.

Planning By Design: a healthy communities handbook. On the site of Ontario's Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

3 Way Street Video by Ron Gabriel. On the site vimeo.com.

StreetsWiki. Wiki site for transportation, urban environmental, and public space issues.

Revisiting Donald Appleyard's Livable Streets. Video on the site StreetFilms.org. "Documenting Livable Streets Worldwide".

National Complete Streets Coalition. (United States)

National Association of City Transportation Officials. (United States) Features a series of best practice videos.

Cities: successes at increasing public transit /active transport use and reduction of car use.
Vancouver.

New York.

Paris. (Transportation section in French only.)

Conference
Designing streets as public spaces in northern climate cities. Video of a public conference organized by Montréal's Urban Ecology Centre in February, 2010. On the site of WebTV.COOP.


Contact
François Gagnon

Olivier Bellefleur


Presentation - Two Innovative Municipal Norms Supportive of Safe Active Travel
The Centre's François Gagnon offered a presentation entitled Two Innovative Municipal Norms Supportive of Safe Active Travel at the 2015 Toronto Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT) Conference, held on October 1, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario.
October 2015. Description. Download   1.6 MB
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This presentation aimed at describing two innovative municipal norms: a 30 km/h speed limit on local streets and a traffic lane width of 3.0 m in urban environments. Both these norms have the potential to help create environments promoting safe active transportation by changing the design or organization of public roadway networks

Two Innovative Municipal Norms Supportive of Safe Active Travel
20 slides
 1.6 MB

Image - first page of the presentation - click to download

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The production of the NCCHPP website has been made possible through a financial contribution from the Public Health Agency of Canada.