Rethink the Street.

Open Streets Hamilton is a community-based partnership dedicated
to promoting active, healthy, and inclusive lifestyles by temporarily
transforming streets into a shared space for everyone to experience.
Open Streets Hamilton: Make the Streets your Playground.

Goals of Open Streets Hamilton

  • Raise awareness for pedestrian, cycling and other sustainable transportation issues.
  • Promote Hamilton’s existing sustainable transportation and recreation trail networks.
  • Promote healthy, active forms of transportation (including public transit) to achieve health benefits for individuals.
  • Provide tourism and economic benefit to downtown neighbourhoods.
  • Showcase services of local community groups and businesses.
  • Provide lessons and data to bolster the case for ongoing Open Streets in subsequent years.