Strategies and Action Plan
Winnipeg’s Pedestrian & Cycling Strategies wins national award!
The City of Winnipeg's Pedestrian & Cycling Strategies has won a national award for planning excellence from the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) in the Sustainable Mobility, Transportation, and Infrastructure Category. The Canadian Institute of Planners recognizes planning projects for their excellence, innovation, impact on the profession, implementation potential and overall presentation. Approved by Council in July 2015, the Pedestrian and Cycling Strategies is a long-term framework for active modes of transportation in Winnipeg over the next 20 years. The Strategies are intended to encourage walking and cycling as attractive, convenient and accessible transportation choices for people of all ages and abilities in Winnipeg. Following consultation in 2013 with more than 3,000 Winnipeggers, the Strategies assist in the prioritization of active transportation infrastructure projects city-wide.
CIP Media Release: The 2016 Award for Planning Excellence Winners
Winnipeg Pedestrian & Cycling Strategies (PCS)
On July 15, 2015 Council approved the Winnipeg Pedestrian & Cycling Strategies (PCS). The PCS provide the long-term vision for providing accessible, convenient, and safe walking and cycling facilities for people of all ages and abilities. In order to implement the visions, goals and actions of the PCS policy directs that: The City should develop a yearly Pedestrian and Cycling Action Plan to identify projects and initiatives as part of its efforts to keep the Strategies a living document on an annual basis.