Verdissement de rues (Greening of streets)

Last updated October 6, 2022
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This project aims to develop infrastructures that will transform paved streets into natural spaces conducive to relaxation. It was one of the winning projects in the first edition of the city’s participatory budget.

Description

Installation of curb extensions, borders and medians with vegetation, and larger tree holes.

This project will be implemented in three boroughs, with a total budget of $1.8 million.

Benefits

  • Beautify the city.
  • Reduce heat islands and improve air quality.
  • Offer local residents spaces conducive to relaxation.

Progress update

Learn about the details of this project in each borough:

Preliminary analysis

  • Location: Under analysis
  • Budget: $650,000 
  • Delivery date: To be determined

Under development

  • Location: Under analysis
  • Budget: $500,000 
  • Delivery date: Fall 2022 and summer 2023

Under planning

  • Location: Rue Ontario (between Rue L’espérance and Rue Saint-Urbain)
  • Budget: $650,000 
  • Delivery date: Fall 2022 and spring 2023