Small Municipalities Achievement Award

This award recognizes initiatives that improve transportation systems in rural or small urban communities, with a focus on road safety and traffic operations.

Evaluation Criteria


The initiative has improved transportation system performance and contributed to the community’s social, economic and environmental health.


The initiative shows innovation within the context of small Canadian municipalities in areas like road design, traffic control, active transportation facilities and services, streetscaping, parking management, public transportation or community involvement.


The initiative is relevant to other communities with fewer than 100,000 people and offers lessons that can be applied elsewhere.

Past Recipients


Town of Lincoln, Ontario
Jordan Village Improvement Project


City of Selkirk, Manitoba
Eveline Street Reconstruction


Town of Smiths Falls, Ontario
Beckwith Street Revitalization