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Posted: Thursday, November 9, 2023

Active Transportation Planning

Union of British Columbia Municipalities


Local governments play a significant role in active transportation by developing integrated community land use and transportation plans and policies that lead to the implementation of transportation infrastructure networks. The intent of the Active Transportation Planning program is to support local governments to incorporate or enhance active transportation components of formal planning documents (Official Community Plan, Sustainability Plan, Neighbourhood Plan, or Transportation Plan), including research, consultation, and policy development.1


All local governments (municipalities, regional districts and the Islands Trust) in BC that meet the following criteria are eligible to apply: • Have a population of up to 25,000 (based on 2021 Census data). Note: regional districts can apply for one or more electoral areas with a combined population of up to 25,000 in a single application; • Do not have an active transportation plan or have a plan over 5 years old;


The Active Transportation Planning program can contribute a maximum of 100% of the cost of eligible activities to a maximum of $20,000.

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted as Word, Excel, or PDF files. Total file size for email attachments cannot exceed 20 MB. All applications should be submitted to Local Government Program Services, Union of BC Municipalities by e-mail: [email protected].

Application Period

The application deadline for 2024 is February 9, 2024.
Contact Name: Local Government Program Services, Union of BC Municipalities
Contact Phone: 604-270-8226
Contact Email: [email protected]
Subject Area(s): Roads and Transportation, Planning and Development
Last Reviewed: November 9, 2023, 4:55 pm
Deadline: Friday, February 9, 2024
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