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Transportation Bylaws

Find out how more and more Canadian municipalities are making the move to sustainability in our ever-growing Municipal Sustainable Bylaw Collection.

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    Neighbourhood Zero Emission Vehicle Bylaw 1130 (2010)

    Bylaw 1130 permits the operation of neighbourhood zero-emission vehicles (NZEVs) within the district of Tofino. A person may drive or operate an NZEV on any municipal roadway that has a speed limit of between 40 and 50 kilometres per hour. 
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    Pedestrian Charter (2009)

    By endorsing the Pedestrian Charter, the City of Burlington joins other municipalities in a regional strategy to increase awareness and opportunities for walking. The Pedestrian Charter focuses on creating healthy, efficient and sustainable communities where people choose to walk, and identifies a set of principles to ensure that walking is a safe, healthy and convenient form of urban travel. 
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    Cycling Master Plan (2009)

    The Cycling Master Plan (CMP) provides guidance for the City of Burlington to create a comprehensive network of on-road bike lanes and off-road multi-use paths, and to provide a framework for supportive policies, practices and programs to encourage cycling. 
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    Mississauga Cycling Master Plan (2010)

    The Mississauga Cycling Master Plan provides direction on creating an integrated cycling network of on- and off-road routes to connect communities and destinations throughout the city. The plan focuses on the development and design of cycling routes, and cycling amenities such as parking, education and safety.
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    Pedestrian and Cycling Master Plan (2009)

    The Pedestrian and Cycling Master Plan (PCMP) sets out short- and long-term actions that will increase walking and cycling in the community. The PCMP will create approximately 75 kilometres of signed-only bike routes, 57 kilometres of signed bike routes with edge lines or sharrows, and 13 kilometres of bike lanes on roadways.
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    Low-Speed Electric-Powered Vehicle Authorization Bylaw (2008)

    The District of Oak Bay Low-Speed Electric-Powered Vehicle Authorization Bylaw authorizes the use of low-speed electric-powered vehicles on public highways. The bylaw specifies that neighbourhood zero-emission vehicles can be driven on any district highway with a speed limit of greater than 40 kilometres per hour but not more than 50 kilometres per hour.
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    Green Fleet Strategy (2008)

    Through its Green Fleet Strategy, the City of Burlington aims to decrease the emission of greenhouse gases and smog-forming air pollutants, and to improve fleet fuel efficiency. Smog in Halton Region has been estimated by the Ontario Medical Association to have significant health and economic impacts on the community.
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    Neighbourhood Zero Emission Vehicle Authorization Bylaw (2008)

    The Resort Municipality of Whistler Neighbourhood Zero Emission Vehicle Authorization Bylaw 1890 permits the use of neighbourhood zero-emission vehicles on public roads with speed limits greater than 40 kilometres per hour but not more than 50 kilometres per hour. The new bylaw supports the Whistler 2020 Comprehensive Sustainability Plan.
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    The City of Toronto Green Fleet Plan (2008-2011)

    The Green Fleet Plan 2008-2011 is Phase II of Toronto’s green fleet planning process. The city is greening its fleets to reduce fuel use and costs and emissions of greenhouse gases and smog pollutants, and to lessen the fleet’s overall environmental impact by choosing more environmentally sustainable vehicles, fuels and practices. The city expects to reduce CO2 emissions from its central vehicle fleet by approximately 15,000 tonnes (11 per cent) per year.
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    Règlement concernant l'organisation par la Ville d'un service de transport en commun (2003)

    (Available in original language) The Town of Rimouski Bylaw 67-2003 ensures the availability of public transportation throughout the town. This bylaw is a commitment by the municipality to maintain existing Taxibus services and to extend Inter-Taxibus services to the new town area. Taxibus schedules are included in the bylaw.