Advancing knowledge and evidence to build support for safe and inclusive streets for walking and cycling.
A network of 30 + municipalities and health units from across Ontario that work collaboratively on the development and implementation of clean air, sustainability and resilience actions.
Through an agreement with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Clean Air Partnership has secured vehicle registration data for all vehicles registered in Ontario from 2016-2020.…
Canada’s transportation emissions include emissions from several subsectors, including air, marine, rail, and road. Road transportation emissions account for approximately 84% of transportation emissions. Emissions…
Clean Air Partnership conducted a study on sustainable procurement practices implemented by municipalities in North America to support municipalities in understanding the current landscape of…
This project is funded by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Green Municipal Fund (FCM GMF). It supports and promotes municipal light-duty fleet electrification by developing…
Energy efficiency is recognized as one of the most cost-effective ways to help consumers save money by saving energy, making housing more affordable, and reducing…
The Municipal Climate Decisions event calendar provides a central place to compile and share information about upcoming council and committee meetings from across municipalities in Ontario’s GTHA.…
Au cours de la dernière décennie, les municipalités ont fait des progrès significatifs dans la planification de la lutte contre les changements climatiques. Cependant, l’implémentation…
CAP has developed a Climate Implications Repository that can track climate implications as they are developed and provide a one-stop shop for tracking and accessing municipal climate implications. Municipal staff can also submit climate implications to the repository.
The EV Costing Study project informs local governments, developers, electrical designers, utilities, and other stakeholders, about the costs of making parking in new construction EV Ready and the design strategies that can help minimize these costs
This project uses a cohort of seven municipal partners (London, Clarington, Kawartha Lakes, Barrie, Dufferin County, Huntsville, and Tay Valley Township) to undertake a feasibility and market analysis study and to lay the groundwork for program design and a subsequent application to FCM’s CEF capital program application.
This simple calculator uses data to quantify monetary savings and emissions reductions through different work models adopted by employees – fully in office, hybrid, or fully remote.
The Climate Action Atlas showcases municipal climate mitigation actions undertaken in Ontario and inspires municipalities and communities to take up new and creative approaches to reduce the severity of climate change and build a more equitable and resilient society.
The Ontario Climate Caucus is a non-partisan network of almost 150 Ontario Mayors and Councillors working collaboratively alongside 300 additional Mayors and Councillors across Canada to build equitable, regenerative, and resilient communities.
The Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT) at Clean Air Partnership is reviewing ten Senior Safety Zones in Toronto to study the safety issues and barriers to active transportation faced by older adults and identify safety improvement opportunities.
Through this project, The Centre for Active Transportation at Clean Air Partnership has been using an innovative, evidence-based approach to incubate cycling in suburban environments by creating community bike hubs for people to learn cycling, meet other people who cycle, and go cycling together.
The Municipal Climate Lens Tool provides a preliminary, qualitative understanding of whether a municipal decision will affect climate (through the production of greenhouse gases) or be affected by climate (through increased exposure to temperature or precipitation).
The Climate Action Support Centre (CASC) advances climate action in the built environment by focusing on three core areas – Green Development Standards, Home Energy Efficiency Retrofits and Corporate Energy Efficiency.
Clean Air Partnership and Plug’n Drive are working in partnership to support the acceleration of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in Ontario through the advancement of municipal EV Strategies and an incentive program for consumers.
Clean Air Partnership has been selected by FCM to be the Ontario regional climate advisor for the FCM-ICLEI Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program. Leading a team including the Ontario Climate Consortium and the Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources, Clean Air Partnership provides local expertise and resources to Ontario municipalities on climate change planning and implementation.
Through this project, Clean Air Partnership facilitated collaboration between federal, provincial, municipal governments and government agencies on communicating heat health information which resulted into the creation of an updated Ontario-wide Heat Warning and Information System.
Collaboration on Home Energy Efficiency Retrofits in Ontario (CHEERIO) project assessed the effectiveness of municipal Local Improvement Charge financing powers in accelerating deep residential energy retrofits and provided insights and guidance regarding full-scale implementation.
Complete Streets for Canada features research, best practice policy language, and design guidance for municipalities interested in adopting Complete Streets policies and guidelines.
Municipal Adaptation Training Program addressed the key considerations for municipal climate change adaptation; the impacts of climate change; assessing community risks and vulnerabilities; planning for adaptation; and integrating climate change adaptation measures into existing municipal goals, plans and programs.