Bremner - complete communities

Complete communities meet needs for daily living throughout an entire lifetime, by providing convenient access to a mix of jobs, local services, diversity of housing and community infrastructure. Individuals can work, live and play within the same community and access a variety of transportation choices including walking, cycling, taking public transportation, or driving.

The provision of daily needs is essential to a complete community. Individuals should be able to access their day-to-day needs including groceries, recreation and childcare, within their community. Services within a community should reflect a diverse range of users, ensuring inclusivity.

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  • 1. 'Eyes on the street'

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    'Eyes on the street' refers to the understanding that by increasing the amount of people who are able to observe a space, that space becomes safer and less susceptible to crime.

    The more active a street is by increasing its comfort and walkability, having more people through increased density and mixing uses with increased business activity, contributes to neighbourhood vibrancy, reduced social isolation and a sense of community. 

  • 2. Transportation choice

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    Transportation choice within neighbourhoods is established through the convenience and availability of cycling, pedestrian, transit, ride share and other transportation infrastructure, to destinations that provide opportunities for people to work, shop and recreate close to home. 

  • 3. Housing diversity

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    Housing diversity refers to the inclusion of a variety of housing options in terms of density, built form and tenure within close proximity to each other.

    Housing diversity is essential for compact development, successful mixed-use and multi-modal transportation, including cost effective transit.

  • 4. Accessibility

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    Accessibility is a measure of the capacity to reach a site or building, or use a specific service by individuals of all ages, incomes and abilities. 

More information

Janna Widmer
Coordinator, Long Range Planning
Phone: 780-464-8127
Email: janna.widmer@strathcona.ca

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Last updated: Thursday, May 02, 2019
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