Protected intersection makes left turns safer for cyclists

Attention news, photo and video editors

Guelph, Ont., 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.

Members of the media are invited to join City staff tomorrow morning as people begin to use the protected intersection. City staff will be on hand to speak with members of the media and address questions for the media and members of the community.

What

New protected intersection at Gordon Street and Stone Road

Who

City staff will be available to answer questions about this new type of intersection:

  • Jennifer Juste, Program Manager, Transportation Demand Management
  • Benita van Miltenburg, Transportation Demand Management Coordinator

No formal speeches will be made. The City will host an official opening for the public at a later date. Media are welcome to attend that event as well.

When

Monday, August 27
8-10 a.m.

Where

Northeast corner of Gordon Street and Stone Road (near the University of Guelph Gryphon statue).
Free parking is available at the Royal Brock Hotel, 716 Gordon St.

Resources

Web page: Protected intersections
Illustration: Gordon Street and Stone Road protected intersection
Video: Guelph cyclists discuss Gordon/Stone intersection

Media contact

Jennifer Juste
Program Manager, Transportation Demand Management
Engineering and Transportation Services
519-822-1260 extension 2791
jennifer.juste@guelph.ca