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Construction Notice: Parking restrictions on Wyndham and Macdonell streets

Notice date: February 24, 2017 About the projects Two development projects in the downtown area will be using a crane on Wednesday, March 1 and Thursday, March 2.  In order to accommodate the crane, a number of on-street parking spaces by the former Acker’s building (42 Carden Street) and the Petrie Building (15-19 Wyndham Street North) will not be accessible. Construction begins March 1 Construction activity along Macdonell Street will take place on Wednesday, March 1 and take one full day to complete. Construction activity along Wyndham Street North will happen on Thursday, March 2 and should be complete by noon the same day. Parking access On-street parking will be blocked off along the north and south side of Macdonell Street from the Macdonell parking… Continue reading Construction Notice: Parking restrictions on Wyndham and Macdonell streets

Pay-by-phone in downtown parking lots

Guelph, Ont., November 20, 2015 – The City is offering a new parking payment option, pay-by-phone, at its downtown parking lots on Baker, Macdonell, Wilson and Wyndham streets,  starting Monday, November 23. “It’s fast and easy to start and extend parking payments by a mobile, smart phone,” said Anna Marie O’Connell, the City’s supervisor of parking administration. “We’re pleased to provide this convenient service to our parking patrons.” To use pay-by-phone, patrons: download a mobile application—MacKay Pay—from the App Store™ or Google Play™ or visit mackaypay.com. create an account enter the four-digit parking lot zone number, licence plate number, length of parking time, and credit card number A 35 cent service fee applies for starting a pay-by-phone parking session, in addition to the regular parking… Continue reading Pay-by-phone in downtown parking lots

Parking Master Plan to be presented November 18

City staff recommends funding scenario for comprehensive parking program Guelph, Ont., November 5, 2015 – On November 18, members of Council will be presented with a staff report about the City’s proposed Parking Master Plan and recommended funding strategy for Guelph’s existing and future parking needs in the downtown. Staff will ask City Council to approve the plan that provides a framework for a comprehensive, integrated and intentional parking program. The plan is informed by two community engagement processes and a background parking study authored by the IBI Group in 2014. “Parking impacts all Guelph residents and is an important factor in growing and developing our city. The proposed Parking Master Plan supports Guelph’s economy and growth targets in the downtown, considers policies, addresses future… Continue reading Parking Master Plan to be presented November 18

City develops four possible scenarios to fund downtown parking

Public invited to attend open houses, take survey to inform Parking Master Plan Guelph, ON, September 4, 2015 – The City of Guelph is seeking public input on four possible funding scenarios to pay for existing and future parking needs in Guelph’s downtown. “Parking impacts all Guelph residents and is an important factor in growing and developing our city. To support the economy and growth targets in the downtown, we need to build new parking spaces, maintain existing parking infrastructure, create supportive policy, and plan for future requirements,” says Ian Panabaker, corporate manager, Downtown Renewal. He adds, “The scenarios—developed by staff using consultant recommendations and information gathered at public meetings in 2013—have the potential to fund existing and future parking needs.” In late 2012, the… Continue reading City develops four possible scenarios to fund downtown parking

Public input sought on overnight on-street parking alternatives

Round two of public consultations start today Guelph, ON, April 3, 2014 – The City is seeking public feedback once again as part of the overnight on-street parking review. City staff are reviewing Guelph’s current overnight on-street parking restrictions. As part of this review, staff are examining options that may potentially maintain, add to, change or eliminate the existing overnight on-street parking by-law. “We are inviting members of the public to attend the public consultation session on April 16 to learn about the results of the February 26 session, and to examine the implications of the proposed overnight on-street parking alternatives,” explained Allister McILveen, manager of Traffic and Parking. “The community will have an opportunity to provide input on the preliminary recommended alternative for overnight… Continue reading Public input sought on overnight on-street parking alternatives