Case Studies in Sustainable Infrastructure

While there are no perfect examples of sustainable communities in Canada, there are components of it to be found in projects across the country.  These are a series of case studies in Energy, Transportation, Waste Management, Land-Use Planning, and Governance, which you can be browse starting at the bottom of this page (either on-screen or by selecting "printer-friendly version) or by searching and browsing from the left-hand menu.

The case studies were selected on the basis of three key attributes:

  1. integrated planning
  2. transformation and innovation, and
  3. transferability,

as well as for scalability, adaptability, and resilience.  Additionally, the overall set was selected for a diversity of geographical region, economy, and project and community sizes.  The case studies follow a common template for ease of use and comparison, and cases are categorized by the themes of energy, governance, land use planning, transportation, and waste.




Land Use Planning