|Active Transportation Plan
The Barrie Transportation Master Plan serves as the City’s roadmap in developing a well-balanced transportation network including Active Transportation to serve its future needs and development.
|Community Adaptation / Resilience Plan
Barrie's Climate Change Adaptation Strategy has been developed to address the physical, economic, social, and ecological impacts of climate change.
|Community Emissions Reduction/ Mitigation Plan
Barrie's Community Energy and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction Plan includes actions and strategies for improving energy efficiency and reducing community wide Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions.
|Community EV Strategy
The City does not have a community EV strategy. However, Electrify Barrie program is in process, and it builds on initiatives already undertaken by the City, including electric vehicle charging stations on municipal property and electrifying the Barrie's transit fleet.
|Community GHG Reduction Targets
The Community Energy and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction Plan set a goal for the City of Barrie to reduce community GHG emissions by 45% below 2018 levels by 2030 and to become net-zero by 2050.
|Community Retrofit Program
The City of Barrie is part of joint feasibility study with the City of London, the Town of Huntsville and Dufferin County.
|Complete Streets Policy
The City does not have a Complete Streets Strategy, but the Transportation Master Plan Technical Appendix B – Active Transportation Strategy has a Complete Streets Recommendations section.
|Corporate Adaptation / Resilience Plan
Barrie's Climate Change Adaptation Strategy and Implementation Plan have been developed to address the physical, economic, social, and ecological impacts of climate change.
|Municipal Fleet Electrification Plan
The City does not have a Fleet Electrification Plan. However, there is an internal commitment for every replacement of an internal combustion engine (ICEV) with an equivalent electric vehicle (EV).
|Net Zero Municipal Facilities Commitment/Standard
The City is developing a Corporate Net Zero Strategy, expected in 2023. Currently, there are 11 municipal-owned buildings under a Net Zero Feasibility Study.
|Urban Forest Plans
The city does not have an Urban Forest Plan but in November 2023, City Council approved a new Ecological Offsetting Policy that will help protect, preserve, and enhance Barrie’s forests. The new policy allows the City to use money collected from the Tree Removal Permit process to plant more trees on city-owned land. The new Ecological Offsetting Policy provides an additional avenue to ensure that Barrie meets its environmental protection and beautification goals, including creating and restoring forest habitat.