Category Archives: Getting Around

City of Guelph responding to Coronavirus

April 7, 2020

Based on the advice from Guelph’s Medical Officer of Health to slow the spread of COVID-19, the City of Guelph has declared an emergency, closed City buildings to the public and cancelled all meetings and events. Continue reading City of Guelph responding to Coronavirus


Guelph Transit changing service to slow the spread of coronavirus

March 26, 2020

Guelph Transit is making additional service changes as part of the City’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19). Continue reading Guelph Transit changing service to slow the spread of coronavirus


City Council approves fiscal relief measures for Guelph residents and businesses in wake of COVID-19

March 23, 2020

At its emergency meeting tonight, Guelph City Council unanimously approved fiscal relief measures to help residents and businesses manage the impacts of COVID-19. Continue reading City Council approves fiscal relief measures for Guelph residents and businesses in wake of COVID-19


All City facilities now closed to the public

March 17, 2020

Based on advice from Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health, and the Ontario government’s declaration of an emergency, the City of Guelph is closing all city facilities to the public to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Continue reading All City facilities now closed to the public


Postponed: March 23 open house shows Urban Design Master Plan for Baker District

March 15, 2020

Open houses (March 23 and April 2) are postponed. You’re invited to attend one of two open houses as we show how the community’s feedback over the past 18 months has influenced the Urban Design Master Plan for the Baker District redevelopment project. Continue reading Postponed: March 23 open house shows Urban Design Master Plan for Baker District


Construction notice: Wyndham Street North closed starting April 6

March 10, 2020

Wyndham Street North will be closed from Macdonell Street to Quebec Street to through traffic for about 2 weeks, starting Monday, April 6. Continue reading Construction notice: Wyndham Street North closed starting April 6


Safety regulations spur plans to close Dublin Street at railway crossing

February 28, 2020

The railway crossing at Dublin Street no longer meets updated Transport Canada regulations. The closure of Dublin at the rail crossing is needed to make sure that people walking and driving through this area stay safe.
Continue reading Safety regulations spur plans to close Dublin Street at railway crossing


Guelph residents to benefit from improved green public transit infrastructure

January 17, 2020

Guelph Residents to Benefit from Improved Green Public Transit Infrastructure Continue reading Guelph residents to benefit from improved green public transit infrastructure


Minor changes to Guelph Transit routes 16 and 17

December 23, 2019

We’re expanding service along route 16 and making some minor schedule adjustments to routes 16 and 17, starting January 5, 2020. Continue reading Minor changes to Guelph Transit routes 16 and 17


Get on your way with Guelph Transit’s tap and go card

December 10, 2019

Get OnYourWay with the reloadable tap and go Guelph Transit card starting January 17, 2020—a new, faster and more secure way to pay for bus fares in Guelph. Continue reading Get on your way with Guelph Transit’s tap and go card


Guelph City Council approves 2020 budget

December 3, 2019

Guelph City Council approved the tax-supported operating budget and the local boards and shared services budget today, bringing the tax levy increase in at 3.91 per cent Continue reading Guelph City Council approves 2020 budget


Crews responding to a water main break on Eramosa Road at Meyer Drive

December 2, 2019

Continue reading Crews responding to a water main break on Eramosa Road at Meyer Drive


City crews responding to water main break on Speedvale Avenue

November 30, 2019

Speedvale Avenue is closed between the Hanlon Expressway and Silvercreek Parkway. Please avoid the area until further notice. Continue reading City crews responding to water main break on Speedvale Avenue


Metrolinx public meeting for Kitchener Corridor Expansion Program, November 20

November 15, 2019

Starting in November 2019, Metrolinx will be hosting a number of public meetings to share information and seek your feedback on the Guelph Subdivision Transit Project Assessment Process (TPAP). Continue reading Metrolinx public meeting for Kitchener Corridor Expansion Program, November 20


Booking a ride on a mobility bus just got easier

November 15, 2019

We’re making it easier and more convenient for you to book a trip on our mobility buses. Now, in addition to calling us, you can schedule a pickup online with the new app. Continue reading Booking a ride on a mobility bus just got easier


Council approves 2020 capital budget and non-tax supported operating budget

November 13, 2019

City Council approved the 2020 capital budget and the non-tax supported operating budget, and received the 2021–2029 capital forecast. Continue reading Council approves 2020 capital budget and non-tax supported operating budget


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


Construction notice: Gordon Street lane reductions starting October 21

October 2, 2019

Construction on Gordon Street is expected to start on or about October 21 and take about four weeks to complete, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Gordon Street lane reductions starting October 21


City looking for feedback on proposed smoking and alcohol regulations

September 30, 2019

The City is looking for input on proposed smoking and alcohol regulations through two online surveys running from September 30 to October 13. Continue reading City looking for feedback on proposed smoking and alcohol regulations


Guelph Transit survey asks how you would use a reloadable fare card

September 18, 2019

Continue reading Guelph Transit survey asks how you would use a reloadable fare card


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


Guelph Transit introduces 59 U Gordon Express, makes minor changes to system

August 16, 2019

We’re making some minor changes to the transit system, starting September 1, as part of our ongoing effort to improve the service for riders. Continue reading Guelph Transit introduces 59 U Gordon Express, makes minor changes to system


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


Moving Guelph forward with your input

August 6, 2019

Tell us how the current transportation system is working and what improvements you want to see in the future. Get involved at haveyoursay.guelph.ca/transportation Continue reading Moving Guelph forward with your input


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


Baker District archaeological and environmental investigations start mid-July

July 9, 2019

Continue reading Baker District archaeological and environmental investigations start mid-July


Right turn restriction at Victoria/Eastview lifts July 12

June 28, 2019

We’re lifting the restriction to right turn on a red light at the intersection of Victoria Road North and Eastview Road starting July 12. Continue reading Right turn restriction at Victoria/Eastview lifts July 12


Railway crossing safety tips

June 24, 2019

Continue reading Railway crossing safety tips


We’re hiring!

June 24, 2019

Continue reading We’re hiring!


Open house: York Road Environmental Design Study

April 24, 2019

Open house for York Road Environmental Design Study on May 9, 2019 at Guelph City Hall. Continue reading Open house: York Road Environmental Design Study


New traffic signals and system upgrades will improve travel in Guelph

February 22, 2019

Continue reading New traffic signals and system upgrades will improve travel in Guelph


Council endorses recommendations to improve transit service in Guelph

January 31, 2019

At Tuesday night’s meeting, Council unanimously endorsed 12 recommendations outlined in the final report for the Guelph Transit business service review. Continue reading Council endorses recommendations to improve transit service in Guelph


City shares Guelph Transit business service review final report

January 17, 2019

The final report for the Guelph Transit business service review will be presented to Council on Tuesday, January 29 at 6 p.m. Continue reading City shares Guelph Transit business service review final report


Tips for driving in winter weather conditions

January 15, 2019

Continue reading Tips for driving in winter weather conditions


Minor tweaks to Guelph Transit routes 10 and 17

December 19, 2018

We’re making some minor schedule adjustments, starting January 7, 2019. Continue reading Minor tweaks to Guelph Transit routes 10 and 17


Guelph Transit installs new signs at bus stops

December 18, 2018

Guelph Transit is installing new reflective signs at its bus stops. Continue reading Guelph Transit installs new signs at bus stops


New sidewalks in 2018

November 27, 2018

Continue reading New sidewalks in 2018


Clair-Maltby Public Workshop: Policy Directions

November 15, 2018

Continue reading Clair-Maltby Public Workshop: Policy Directions


Ride bus for free to River Run, Sleeman Centre events

September 7, 2018

Continue reading Ride bus for free to River Run, Sleeman Centre events


Phase one trail improvements coming to Crane Park starting September 5

August 27, 2018

The City is working in Crane Park starting September 5, 2018 to improve the existing trail and remove invasive buckthorn. Continue reading Phase one trail improvements coming to Crane Park starting September 5


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


Guelph Transit’s Special Event Fare program here to stay

June 27, 2018

Continue reading Guelph Transit’s Special Event Fare program here to stay


Final design selected for the Ward to Downtown Bridge

June 19, 2018

Continue reading Final design selected for the Ward to Downtown Bridge


Bus tickets available at Guelph Public Library branches

June 14, 2018

Continue reading Bus tickets available at Guelph Public Library branches


Council passes Election Sign Bylaw

May 1, 2018

Continue reading Council passes Election Sign Bylaw


Guelph transit gets federal-provincial funding boost

March 16, 2018

A new provincial-federal agreement earmarks up to $106 million over 10 years for potential Guelph transit infrastructure projects. Continue reading Guelph transit gets federal-provincial funding boost


U-pass program extended to Guelph’s Conestoga College students

February 2, 2018

Continue reading U-pass program extended to Guelph’s Conestoga College students


City improves application process for subsidy programs

January 25, 2018

Continue reading City improves application process for subsidy programs