|Active Transportation Plan
The Town is undertaking a new study which will serve as an update to the 2018 Transportation Master Plan and 2017 Active Transportation Master Plan. The process will use the Urban Mobility and Transportation Study as lens to develop a new plan to accommodate growth to 2051. The TMP will be completed at the end of 2024 and shared with the public in early 2025.
|Community Emissions Reduction/ Mitigation Plan
Oakville's Community Energy Strategy directly supports Council's climate emergency declaration by providing clear and achievable goals to significantly lower community greenhouse gas emissions and improve our overall energy efficiency while strengthening the local economy.
|Community GHG Reduction Targets
The Community Energy Strategy sets a goal for the Town to reduce community GHG emissions by 50 % by 2041 and 80% by 2050.
|Community Retrofit Program
The Town is currently working on a Business Case for a community retrofit program.
|Complete Streets Policy
Oakville's Livable By Design Manual, 2019 has a section on the benefits of Complete Streets. The manual is scheduled to be updated in 2023 and will incorporated prioritization of streets and suggested projects.
|Corporate Adaptation / Resilience Plan
The Town is updating their current Climate Strategy /Adaptation Plan, 2014. Additionally, the Town has a practice for more specific departmental action-oriented risk assessments. Each department identifies risks and adaptation actions based on projects.
|Municipal Fleet Electrification Plan
The Town does not have a formal plan, but there are two processes in place: Sustainable Green Fleet Procedure and Fleet Optimization Plan (internal document).
|Net Zero Municipal Facilities Commitment/Standard
Reduction of Energy Use and Carbon Emissions for the Town of Oakville, Progress Report, 2022 was followed by an accepted resolution to achieve the Net Zero Carbon target 2050 for all corporate activities (2017 is the baseline). The Town also has Carbon Pathways, Renewable energy strategy (internal docs).
|Community Emissions Reductions Progress Report
The Climate Action: Progress and Directions Report provides a high level overview of the Town’s climate efforts to date, an assessment of the current state and next steps needed to move the corporation and the community forward in meeting the challenges and opportunities presented by the ongoing climate crisis.
|Urban Forest Plans
A new Urban Forest Strategic Management Plan will be released in 2023.