Pillars of Integrated Mobility

Align Land Use and Transportation

  • Ensure land use planning and transportation planning are aligned.
  • Develop appropriate policy to support walking, cycling and transit.
  • Create complete and compact communities, which support the City's transportation and corporate goals.
  • Focused growth which aligns with transportation infrastructure.
  • Shape future development which will provide mobility choice.

Connected Mobility

  • Develop a connected transportation network across many modes.
  • Provide mobility choice and equitable access.
  • Develop and create complete streets.

Healthy and Safe

  • Safe, comfortable and convenient transportation choices.
  • Recognize and plan for the needs of different users.
  • Prioritize the safety of vulnerable users.
  • Plan, design and maintain the City's transportation infrastructure for safer streets.
  • Emphasis on school travel.

Moving People Efficiently

  • Focus on moving people, rather than vehicles.
  • Increase the connectivity of the City's travel network.
  • Improve the reliability of travel time in Burlington.
  • Optimize our network for efficiency across all modes.
  • Manage the ROW (Right of Way).

Managing Congestion

  • Maximize the capacity and utilization of our existing infrastructure.
  • Ensure traffic operations across all agencies (MTO/Region/Municipal) are connected
  • Real-time responsiveness.
  • Building resiliency in our transportation network.
  • Improve TDM (Transportation Demand Management) use.
  • Assess and implement new and emerging trends and technologies.


  • Develop compact and connected communities.
  • Support environmentally responsible mode choices.
  • Reduce transportation environmental impacts in Burlington.
  • Place an emphasis on addressing the first mile/last mile challenges.


  • Achieve the best value for our investments.
  • Reallocate funding to reflect our priorities in mobility.
  • Promote economic prosperity through an efficient transportation network.
  • Well managed infrastructure.

Innovation and Integration

  • Recognize there are no “one-size-fits-all” solutions, and context sensitivity is required.
  • Draw inspiration and solutions from other communities.
  • Study, assess and integrate new trends in technology to aid in mobility.
  • Better integration of decision making in our transportation network.

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