Update (as of November 10): The City will complete all paving and sidewalks along the 2.8–kilometre length of multi-use path… Continue reading Construction update: Woodlawn Road multi-use path from Nicklin Road to Silvercreek Parkway
The City is working with Hycon Servicing Inc. to repair sidewalks in Ward 5 and improve accessibility for all residents. All… Continue reading Construction notice: Ward 5 sidewalk repairs
The Sidewalk Needs Assessment (SNA) study supports improved connectivity for pedestrians throughout the City of Guelph. The C… Continue reading Sidewalk Needs Assessment study update, November 2016
The Active Transportation Network Study includes the development of design guidelines and a feasibility study. Together, thes… Continue reading Active Transportation Network study update, November 2016
The City held the first public information centre (open house) for the Emma to Earl pedestrian bridge Environmental Assessmen… Continue reading Information from the Emma to Earl pedestrian bridge open house, October 25, 2016
The City of Guelph is hosting an open house to review and discuss a Class Environmental Assessment (EA) study for a proposed… Continue reading Notice of open house: Emma Street to Earl Street Bridge over the Speed River
Guelph, Ont., September 30, 2016 – Mayor Cam Guthrie and players representing the Guelph Hurricanes Hockey Club will take par… Continue reading Mayor and Guelph Hurricanes players to walk students to school
Stevenson Street North at Bennett Avenue Adult school crossing guard information Map of construction area on Stevenson Road N… Continue reading Public Notice: Temporary adult school crossing guard to change location
Public safety information Recently, trespassers have cut the fencing on the construction site near Hooper Street. This fencin… Continue reading Public safety notice: Royal Recreation Trail access at York Road and Eramosa River parks
The City of Guelph has initiated a Class Environmental Assessment (EA) study for two cycling and pedestrian bridges across th… Continue reading The Ward to Downtown bridges survey
Waterloo Avenue to Wellington Street The City of Guelph will be testing and evaluating Gordon Street southbound bike lane pai… Continue reading Project update: Gordon Street bike lane painting
Municipal class environmental assessment The study The City of Guelph (City) has initiated a Class Environmental Assessment (… Continue reading Notice of study commencement: Pedestrian bridges over the Speed River linking St. Patrick’s Ward to downtown
Guelph, Ont., July 15, 2016 – Community members are invited to participate in a City-hosted public meeting for the Wilson Str… Continue reading City seeks public input on Wilson Street reconstruction and design
Municipal Class Environmental Assessment, Schedule B Environmental Study Emma Street to Earl Street Bridge over the Speed Riv… Continue reading Emma Street to Earl Street Bridge improvements Environment Assessment: Notice of Study Commencement
This is one on many opportunities to provide feedback on Wilson Street features and design, including direction of traffic flow, on-street parking, sidewalk width and pedestrian and cycling connections.
Municipal Class Environmental Assessment, Schedule B Environmental Study Norwich Street Bridge improvements The study Area of… Continue reading Norwich Street Bridge improvements Environmental Assessment: Notice of Study Commencement
The City of Guelph is accepting comments on three proposed traffic calming options for Downey Road. To provide comments, plea… Continue reading Provide input on three traffic calming options for Downey Road by July 13
Community to evaluate traffic calming features June 23 and 28 Guelph, Ont., June 20, 2016—The City of Guelph is hosting commu… Continue reading City to unveil Downey Road redesign options at public workshops
The City of Guelph is holding two public workshops in June to gather further public input on Downey Road corridor improvement… Continue reading Provide comments on traffic calming design options for Downey Road on June 23 and 28
York Road to Fleming Road The City of Guelph has contracted Brantco Construction to repave Watson Parkway from York Road to C… Continue reading Construction Notice: Watson Parkway road repaving and lane reconfiguration
The City of Guelph is accepting comments on traffic calming options for Downey Road corridor improvements until June 17, 2016… Continue reading Provide your comments on traffic calming options for Downey Road
Municipal Class Environmental Assessment, Schedule B Environmental Study Wilson Street Improvements from Macdonell Street to… Continue reading Wilson Street improvements Environmental Assessment: Notice of Study Commencement
Design workshop sessions on May 18 and 19 open to all Guelph residents Guelph, Ont., May 10, 2016—The City has started an in-… Continue reading City consulting community on improvements to Downey Road corridor
The City is looking for community input as we design improvements to the Downey Road corridor, including the addition of bike… Continue reading Notice of open house: Downey Road transportation improvement study
On or about September 28, the City of Guelph will—as planned—remove the temporary pedestrian island on Macdonell Street at Wilson Street.
The Active Transportation Network Study includes the development of design guidelines and a feasibility study. Together, these pieces will inform future upgrades of the City’s network of trails to improve connectivity for active forms of transportation such as walking, running, cycling and inline skating.
Have your Say We want to hear from you! What criteria should be used to prioritize where to build missing sidewalks? Sidewalk… Continue reading What criteria should be used to prioritize where to build missing sidewalks?
The City of Guelph will be conducting counts and surveying local trail users to gain insight on active transportation use (ru… Continue reading Notice of collection and filming on city trails beginning June 15
Give back to your community, become a school crossing guard Guelph, ON, April 15, 2015 – The City of Guelph is seeking to fil… Continue reading City seeks to fill school crossing guard positions
The City of Guelph is engaging residents to gain valuable insight on cycling attitudes and behaviours. Personal information i… Continue reading Notice of collection: household call survey will probe cycling behaviour
Guelph, ON, October 10, 2014 – In celebration of International Walk to School Month, Education Minister, the Hon. Liz Sandals… Continue reading Education Minister and Mayor Farbridge walk to school with Guelph students
Guelph, ON, October 8, 2014 – To celebrate International Walk to School Month, the Honorable Liz Sandals; Guelph Mayor Karen… Continue reading Walk to school with Education Minister Sandals and Mayor Karen Farbridge
Guelph, ON, August 21, 2014 – Construction projects along Gordon Street in Guelph’s south end will start today as the City co… Continue reading South end construction, closures and detours
New lane markings and bike lanes to be added Guelph, ON, June 26, 2014 – Traffic on College Avenue West, from Janefield Avenu… Continue reading College Avenue repaving begins Wednesday
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.
Guelph, ON, June 18, 2014 – Stone Road East between Village Green Drive and Victoria Road South will be closed to through tra… Continue reading Stone Road reconstruction begins Monday
About the project Council has approved the Cycling Master Plan, which introduces cycling infrastructure such as on-street bik… Continue reading Cycling Master Plan Implementation
City wins silver award at sixth annual Ontario Bike Summit Toronto, ON, April 14, 2014 – This morning, Guelph was among 24 co… Continue reading Guelph among Ontario’s most bicycle-friendly cities
Residents are asked to use caution when near creeks, streams, and rivers. Please keep pets leashed and away from river banks.
Ride Guelph Transit for free on Clean Air Day GUELPH, ON, May 31, 2013 – The City of Guelph and Guelph Transit are showing su… Continue reading City to participate in annual Commuter Challenge
Did you know that Guelph has over 70 km of trails and paths to enjoy? Walking and cycling are great ways to stay fit during the spring and summer months.
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.