The main goal of infrastructure development is to improve the quality and economic well being of a community and region. Physical infrastructure generally includes transportation, communications, utilities and facilities and buildings.
In this section of Grow Our Region we will endeavour to profile emerging research, best practices and food for thought on this essential element of local and regional development.
Tools from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities found in our Members Only Section include:
Tools and Resources for Transportation Infrastructure
IN THE MEMBERS ONLY SECTION YOU WILL FIND:
Identifying the role of infrastructure systems in the planning of local and regional sustainable communities
Methods for Assessing Economic Development Impacts of Proposed Transportation Projects
Studies on Transport Infrastructure and Local Economic Development
The Role of Community Infrastructure in Building Strong Neighbourhoods.
Assessment of Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Investments
A Guide to Green Infrastructure for Canadian Municipalities
Best practices supporting bicycle and pedestrian traffic
Sustainable Asset Management Guide
Parking Management Strategies, Evaluation and Planning
Transportation Management Toolkit for Small and Mid-Size Communities
Infrastructure planning in northern Canada