Jobs in the Right Places

Why it's important to the region

Having access to a variety of employment opportunities across the region promotes shorter commute times and reduces congestion on the transportation network. Much like directing residential growth, focusing employment growth to Urban Centres and areas closer to transit gives more people access to jobs and services close to home, creating a network of vibrant, livable communities connected by an efficient transportation system.

 

What it means for you

Less traffic congestion
Less energy consumption, less pollution, & cleaner air
More commuting options, including safer, better walking and cycling
Limited tax increases

 

Performance measures

Employment in Priority Areas Office in Priority Areas Retail in Priority Areas
Jobs by Sector Jobs to Residents

Jobs in the right places = more commuting options

Focusing job growth in Urban Centres can shorten commutes and support more efficient transit.

 

Commuting Options