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A List of All The Urban Development Projects Planned For LaSalle: 2018-2024

LaSalle's city Council has just unveiled its Strategic Plan. Here's a summary of what it contains.

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The future is bright for Montreals LaSalle borough, according to the city’s 2018-2024 Strategic Plan unveiled on November 5th, 2018.

The plan is guided by five major orientations: innovation, accessibility, dynamic potential, sustainability, and waterfront features. These features are designed to address urban, social, cultural, environmental and economic needs of the borough.

Here’s a summary of the Borough’s commitments to urban planning, over the course of the next six years:

The five strategic orientations for 2018-2024 are as follows:

1.  Make LaSalle a mobile and innovative borough

Public transit:

  • Improve the bus network to better serve the industrial sector
  • Inclusion in the planning of future metro lines
  • Relocate the LaSalle station and Newman-Lafleur bus terminal


  • Develop a mobility hub at the André-Laurendeau cégep
  • Create a ferry shuttle project linking LaSalle to Old Montréal
  • Increase the number of parking spaces for self-service vehicles
  • Adding electric charging stations
  • Renovate bike paths and pedestrian walkways


  • Continue efforts to reduce the Borough’s gridlocked areas
  • Encourage the Borough’s connections to the downtown core

2. Make LaSalle more accessible and welcoming


  • Enhance available land for residential construction
  • Develop an inclusive strategy for Social and Affordable Housing
  • Develop the Angrignon West housing estate
  • Develop the LaSalle West residential complex (Lafleur / Newman)


  • Increase access to digital services
  • Improve WiFi coverage in public places


  • Encourage corporate and institutional owners to maintain the cleanliness of their site
  • Continue improving cleanliness of the borough.


  •  Improve pedestrian and cyclist safety
  • Increase the sense of security in the parks
  • Increase security in public event

3. Develop LaSalle’s dynamic potential


  • Develop a “cultural district” with a master plan beginning in 2019
  • Build a new cultural and community building
  • Build and inaugurate the new L’Octogone library
  • Plan a dynamic urban core around the library


  • Develop entertainment and recreational services at the Parc des Rapides
  • Build a service centre in the Parc des Rapides


  • Develop a distinct industrial identity for St. Patrick Street
  • Promote the quality of supply on commercial arteries
  • Designing the Future Evolution of Newman Boulevard
  • Developing trade and enterprise functions in LaSalle West (Lafleur / Newman)
  • Revitalize Dollard Avenue, Airlie Street and Central Street

4. Create a greener, healthier and more sustainable environment

Greener Streets

  • Continue the effort to plant more greenery on LaSalle’s commercial arteries
  • Educate citizens, businesses and industries about of the importance of urban green spots.
  • Support Éco-quartier’s efforts to involve the neighborhood in sustainability
  • Enhance LaSalle’s aesthetics with more trees, flowers and greenery
  • Add new urban gardens
  • Prune all trees in the public domain


  • Propose activities and equipment that respect the principles of the Green Pact
  • Make LaSalle’s community events more eco-friendly

Community Development

  • Continue integrated urban revitalization Airlie-Bayne

5. Affirm our waterfront features


  • Develop a Shoreline Management Plan
  • Showcase local artists and artisans
  • Add new views of the river
  • Improve existing amenities and services
  • Add wellness, exercise and training equipment

Water Activities

  • Develop water activities on the Lachine Canal
  • Develop water access to Guy
  • Improve the services building at the marina
  • Make adjustments to allow for fishing activities

Historical Resources 

  • Highlight the historical aspects of the Lachine Canal, the Saint-Laurent river and the Aqueduct Canal
  • Design a historic route along the Lachine Canal
  • Develop a greener coastline
  • Create urban riverside agricultural spaces in partnership with local organizations

View the complete list (in French) on the Ville de Montreal website.

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1 Comment
  1. Ajay Verma says

    Very informative post. This post has made the people aware of the facilities that are going start for the development of the country. Keep sharing such informative articles.

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