Category Archives: Biking and walking

Guelph testing traffic data cameras for better traffic management

July 31, 2020

The City of Guelph is testing the effectiveness of two different traffic data collection cameras starting mid-August. Continue reading Guelph testing traffic data cameras for better traffic management


Notice of virtual open house: Norwich Street Pedestrian Bridge reconstruction and rehabilitation

July 15, 2020

Member of the public can submit comments and questions about the Norwich Street pedestrian bridge reconstruction project until July 28, 2020. Continue reading Notice of virtual open house: Norwich Street Pedestrian Bridge reconstruction and rehabilitation


Parts of Wyndham and Macdonell streets closed until early September for downtown dining district

July 8, 2020

Parts of Wyndham and Macdonell streets will close for two months starting Friday, July 10 to maximize the economic recovery efforts of the Downtown Guelph Business Association’s dining district. Continue reading Parts of Wyndham and Macdonell streets closed until early September for downtown dining district


We’re hiring! Crossing guards

June 24, 2020

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City gets $8.35 million from Investing in Canada to make more transit and cycling accessibility improvements

June 23, 2020

The City is getting $8.35 million from the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan for two projects that include active transportation and accessibility improvements to help people get around Guelph. Continue reading City gets $8.35 million from Investing in Canada to make more transit and cycling accessibility improvements


Guelph making temporary sidewalk and road changes so people can be active outdoors and remain 2 metres apart

May 28, 2020

Guelph is making temporary road and sidewalk changes at seven locations so people walking and cycling can stay 2 metres apart. Continue reading Guelph making temporary sidewalk and road changes so people can be active outdoors and remain 2 metres apart


Market Parkade and Wilson Street improvements completed within budget and with sustainability in mind

October 9, 2019

This month, the City will celebrate the long-awaited completion of the Wilson Street road improvements and the grand opening of the new Market Parkade. The new Norfolk Street pedestrian bridge will also open, and the Wilson Street public art project will be unveiled along with four new murals created as part of the Main Street Mural Project. All work was completed within planned budgets. Continue reading Market Parkade and Wilson Street improvements completed within budget and with sustainability in mind


Niska bridge and road reopens for travel, includes multi-use path

October 3, 2019

The City of Guelph has finished construction of the new bridge on Niska Road, and the roadway has reopened for travel to people driving, biking and walking. Continue reading Niska bridge and road reopens for travel, includes multi-use path


Temporary protected bike lane coming to Woolwich Street, September 13-20

September 11, 2019

Try out the temporary two-way protected bike lane on Woolwich Street from September 13-20 and share your feedback to help guide the Transportation Master Plan. Complete the survey at haveyoursay.guelph.ca/transportation Continue reading Temporary protected bike lane coming to Woolwich Street, September 13-20


Temporary trail closure: Downtown Trail/TransCanada Trail alongside Goldie Mill Park

August 27, 2019

Part of the Downtown Trail/TransCanada Trail that runs past Goldie Mill Park will be closed for restoration work starting August 27 until further notice. Continue reading Temporary trail closure: Downtown Trail/TransCanada Trail alongside Goldie Mill Park


Active Transportation Update Report

August 9, 2019

Learn about Guelph’s progress implementing its cycling master plan and active transportation network. Continue reading Active Transportation Update Report


Learn how to use Guelph Transit’s bike racks

July 19, 2019

This summer, Guelph Transit is hosting demonstration sessions to show cyclists how to properly use the bike rack on the front of its conventional buses.  Continue reading Learn how to use Guelph Transit’s bike racks


New sidewalks in 2018

November 27, 2018

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Protected intersection makes left turns safer for cyclists

August 23, 2018

Starting Monday morning, those travelling through the Gordon Street and Stone Road intersection will notice new pavement markings. New features will make travel through the intersection safer for people on bikes and in cars. Continue reading Protected intersection makes left turns safer for cyclists


Final design selected for the Ward to Downtown Bridge

June 19, 2018

Continue reading Final design selected for the Ward to Downtown Bridge


Open house: Community feedback needed for Niska Road reconstruction

November 23, 2017

Continue reading Open house: Community feedback needed for Niska Road reconstruction


Project update: Council approves all recommendations of Active Transportation Network study

July 25, 2017

Continue reading Project update: Council approves all recommendations of Active Transportation Network study


New sidewalks in 2017

March 28, 2017

Continue reading New sidewalks in 2017


Notice of study commencement: Pedestrian bridges over the Speed River linking St. Patrick’s Ward to downtown

July 20, 2016

Continue reading Notice of study commencement: Pedestrian bridges over the Speed River linking St. Patrick’s Ward to downtown


City seeks public input on Wilson Street reconstruction and design

July 15, 2016

Continue reading City seeks public input on Wilson Street reconstruction and design


Emma Street to Earl Street Bridge improvements Environment Assessment: Notice of Study Commencement

July 11, 2016

Continue reading Emma Street to Earl Street Bridge improvements Environment Assessment: Notice of Study Commencement


Norwich Street Bridge improvements Environmental Assessment: Notice of Study Commencement

July 5, 2016

Continue reading Norwich Street Bridge improvements Environmental Assessment: Notice of Study Commencement


City to unveil Downey Road redesign options at public workshops

June 20, 2016

Continue reading City to unveil Downey Road redesign options at public workshops


Wilson Street improvements Environmental Assessment: Notice of Study Commencement

May 19, 2016

Continue reading Wilson Street improvements Environmental Assessment: Notice of Study Commencement


City consulting community on improvements to Downey Road corridor

May 10, 2016

Continue reading City consulting community on improvements to Downey Road corridor


Downey Road bike lanes postponed

June 25, 2014

In response to concerns from residents who believe removing on-street parking could lead to more traffic and speeding, Guelph City Council will discuss plans for Downey Road during a meeting on July 14, 2014 at 7 p.m. Continue reading Downey Road bike lanes postponed


Share the Road Cycling Coalition Announces Bicycle Friendly Community Awards

April 24, 2012

The following communities were awarded Bicycle Friendly status: Toronto – Silver; Guelph – Bronze; Mississauga – Bronze; Oakville – Bronze; Peterborough – Bronze; Richmond Hill – Bronze; Welland – Bronze. Honorable Mentions were given to Sault Ste Marie and Whitby. Continue reading Share the Road Cycling Coalition Announces Bicycle Friendly Community Awards