Furniture designs were originally approved at the start of the program through a review process; however, ongoing efforts to improve aesthetics, functionality and ergonomics have resulted in a number of design refinements. The City continues to work with Astral Media to improve the design of street furniture elements.

Equally important to design quality is the care and attention to detail in locating furniture on Toronto streets to enhance and improve the overall pedestrian realm. The guidelines are established in the Vibrant Streets Guidelines.

Types of Street Furniture