Project guide

The City of Montreal, QC, won a 2018 Sustainable Communities Award for their innovative program of small-scale, community-led projects that encourage active transportation. This guide is based on their experience and explains how to develop a high-quality sustainability project. It’s designed for municipal staff and decision makers, and contains award-winning strategies and questions to help your community get started on your own initiative. Discover best practices that can help your municipality:

  • Use small-scale projects to meet larger goals
  • Encourage walking and biking
  • Calm traffic and improve pedestrian safety
  • Build structures for recreation and social interaction
  • Collaborate with community councils and residents
  • Build in phases to improve projects over time

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Want to learn more about this award-winning project? Read the case study 

2019 Federation of Canadian Municipalities