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Maria Topalovic lives in Hamilton and works as an environmental specialist. She completed a Masters of Engineering and Public Policy at McMaster University where she focused her studies on healthy communities and complete streets. She is an avid runner, part-time cyclist and all around nature lover. She is the Chair of the Hamilton Sustainability Professionals Network and a board member with the Hamilton Conservation Authority. Maria is an optimist about what the future of Hamilton holds - she's hoping for more Complete Streets!
Toward a Complete Streets Policy for Hamilton - An inspiring policy event on complete streets in Hamilton calls on all of us to become advocates for safe, walkable, cyclable, equitable streets that serve everyone. Published June 28, 2013 in Special Report: Walkable Streets
Complete Streets Support Public Health - A Complete Streets Policy for the City of Hamilton would help the city focus on addressing the relationship between health and the built environment, but success will not come without public support. Published November 29, 2012 in Special Report: Walkable Streets
2012 Hamilton Transportation Summit an Important Step Toward Complete Streets - The annual Transportation Summit helps to fortify the ideas of sustainable transportation in our collective conscious and creates a forum for city staff to report on their progress and stay focused on improvements. Published April 10, 2012 in Special Report: Walkable Streets