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Green Municipal Fund

Award Winners

See how our Sustainable Communities Awards winners are making sustainability a reality with innovative transportation projects.

  • 2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Transportation Project

    2016 FCM Sustainable Communities Awards — Transportation Project

    Three major upgrades to Vancouver's cycling and pedestrian network have created a seamless active transportation corridor running from the city's western neighbourhoods and across the Burrard Bridge to the downtown core.
  • 2015 Transportation Project

    2015 Transportation Project

    Over 1.25 million bike trips have been counted on Laurier Avenue West since the City of Ottawa, ON, implemented the province's first downtown segregated bicycle lanes in July 2011.
  • 2014 Transportation

    2014 Transportation

    After years of laying the groundwork for electric vehicles (EV), the City of Vancouver has established a network of public charging sites large enough to meet current demand and future growth.
  • 2013 Transportation Category ― Co-winner 1

    2013 Transportation Category ― Co-winner 1

    The City of Red Deer is pilot-testing a 20-kilometre network of bike lanes on its city streets.
  • 2013 Transportation Category ― Co-winner 2

    2013 Transportation Category ― Co-winner 2

    Every day, more than 25,000 people use the Victoria Park terminal to make their bus or subway connections.
  • 2012 Transportation - Co-winner 1

    2012 Transportation - Co-winner 1

    Largely completed in 2011, this upgrade helped to lower traffic speeds by reducing Waterloo's Davenport Road from four lanes to two, with dedicated turn lanes and landscaped islands.
  • 2012 Transportation - Co-winner 2

    2012 Transportation - Co-winner 2

    Taxi 12-17 offers greater social opportunities and ready access to public transportation in the rural community of Sainte-Julie.
  • 2011 Transportation

    2011 Transportation

    The City of Toronto has adopted a strategy to become a city where people choose to walk more and drive less.
  • 2010 Transportation – Co-winner 1

    2010 Transportation – Co-winner 1

    Working together and with other community groups, the County of Haliburton and the district health unit ventured into new territory in the summer of 2009 by spearheading a project that applied transportation demand management (TDM) principles in a rural setting.
  • 2010 Transportation – Co-winner 2

    2010 Transportation – Co-winner 2

    This joint project undertaken by the Société de transport de l'Outaouais (STO) and the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) measured the effectiveness of green propulsion technology in reducing GHG emissions, and implemented a series of measures to enhance the speed, accessibility and comfort of public transit.
  • 2009 Transportation

    2009 Transportation

    On June 2, 2008, the Town of Banff became the first Canadian municipality to operate a public transit fleet composed only of diesel-electric hybrid buses.
  • 2008 Transportation

    2008 Transportation

    Smart Commute was launched in 2004 as a collaborative initiative to reduce traffic and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA).
  • 2007 Transportation — Co-winner 2

    2007 Transportation — Co-winner 2

    Launched in September 2005, the Viva Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project provides a rapid transit network linking four emerging urban centres within York Region.
  • 2007 Transportation — Co-winner 2

    2007 Transportation — Co-winner 2

    The City of Charlottetown designed and instituted a public transit system that was cost-effective, convenient, city-wide and environmentally friendly, using a fleet of five vintage-style, low-platform trolley buses. 
  • 2006 Transportation

    2006 Transportation

    Once this 32-hectare site is fully developed in 2009, Southeast False Creek (SEFC) will include a multitude of sustainable transportation features for its 14,000 new residents.
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