Category Archives: Getting Around

City adding four electric buses to Guelph Transit routes by summer 2022

October 27, 2021

The City of Guelph marks an important milestone this week with the purchase of four fully-electric Guelph Transit buses. Continue reading City adding four electric buses to Guelph Transit routes by summer 2022


Expect some traffic delays in downtown Guelph November 1 and 2

October 26, 2021

As the patio season comes to an end, downtown businesses will be dismantling and removing patio equipment on November 1 and 2. Continue reading Expect some traffic delays in downtown Guelph November 1 and 2


City of Guelph services during COVID-19

October 25, 2021

Guelph’s municipal programs and services during COVID-19. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter using #COVID19Guelph for updates. Continue reading City of Guelph services during COVID-19


Construction notice: Work on Stevenson Street continues until December

October 22, 2021

Work is being completed on a watermain on Stevenson Street between Ferguson Street and the Guelph Junction Railway (GJR) tracks. Continue reading Construction notice: Work on Stevenson Street continues until December


City recommends short-term trailer parking exemptions for driveways

October 22, 2021

A City of Guelph report heading to Council in November recommends a trailer parking exemption program that would allow short-term parking of recreational trailers in residential driveways. Continue reading City recommends short-term trailer parking exemptions for driveways


Construction notice: Wellington Street and Edinburgh Road intersection right-turn lane closures starting October 25

October 21, 2021

The City is installing a new smart channel and pedestrian crossovers on Wellington Street West at Edinburgh Road South in the channelized right turn lanes. Continue reading Construction notice: Wellington Street and Edinburgh Road intersection right-turn lane closures starting October 25


Construction notice: Bike lanes coming to Imperial Road

October 21, 2021

City is adding on-road painted bike lanes on Imperial Road, from Fife Road to Speedvale Avenue West. This work involves re-marking the road from two lanes in each direction, to one lane in each direction with a bike lane and turning lanes where required. Continue reading Construction notice: Bike lanes coming to Imperial Road


Construction notice: College Avenue pedestrian signal relocation starting November 1

October 20, 2021

The City is relocating the pedestrian crosswalk outside Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute (CCVI) to the corner on the west side of Vanier Drive. Continue reading Construction notice: College Avenue pedestrian signal relocation starting November 1


Construction notice: Bike lane improvements coming to Gordon Street

October 20, 2021

Repainting bike lanes along Gordon Street between Water Street and Harts Lane. Continue reading Construction notice: Bike lane improvements coming to Gordon Street


Construction notice: Bike lanes coming to Starwood Drive

October 20, 2021

Bike lanes will be painted between the parking lanes and travel lanes on Starwood Drive between Grange Road and Watson Parkway. Continue reading Construction notice: Bike lanes coming to Starwood Drive


Exploring parking improvements for downtown Guelph

October 15, 2021

Starting in 2022, we’ll be studying the parking environment in downtown Guelph as we look to update the Downtown Parking Master Plan, including looking at the ways in which parking is and can be funded. Continue reading Exploring parking improvements for downtown Guelph


Metrolinx notice: GO train speeds through Guelph gradually increasing over coming months

October 13, 2021

Starting October 25, GO train speeds will start incrementally increasing, with three-week intervals between every increase. Continue reading Metrolinx notice: GO train speeds through Guelph gradually increasing over coming months


Holiday hours for City facilities and services

October 6, 2021

Holiday hours for City of Guelph facilities and programs. Continue reading Holiday hours for City facilities and services


Engagement underway for bike park and splash pad at Eastview Park

October 5, 2021

Continue reading Engagement underway for bike park and splash pad at Eastview Park


Have your say to bring Guelph’s Transportation Master Plan to life

October 1, 2021

Whether you walk, roll, ride a bike, take a bus, drive a car, or use some other form of travel we want your ideas to make the Transportation Master Plan a success. Take the online survey by October 24. Continue reading Have your say to bring Guelph’s Transportation Master Plan to life


Construction update: Stevenson Street re-opened

September 21, 2021

The intersection of Eramosa Road and Stevenson Street will be closed for approximately two weeks, from May 3-14, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction update: Stevenson Street re-opened


Vaccination proof needed to access some City programs, services as of September 22

September 17, 2021

Starting Wednesday, September 22, the Ontario government requires residents to be fully vaccinated (including the 14-day waiting period) and provide their vaccination receipts or medical exemption alongside government-issued identification to access some indoor City programs and services. Continue reading Vaccination proof needed to access some City programs, services as of September 22


Baker and Wyndham parking lots close October 1

September 14, 2021

The Baker and Wyndham Street parking lots are closing permanently on October 1 for the Baker District redevelopment, a vibrant district nestled in Guelph’s historic core that will create a renewed area of activity, commerce and civic space for the local community and city. Continue reading Baker and Wyndham parking lots close October 1


Construction notice: Gordon Street safety improvements will help protect people walking, biking and driving

September 8, 2021

The City is making improvements on the west side of Gordon Street between Fountain and Wellington Streets to help address ongoing safety concerns for people walking, biking and driving to and through this area. Continue reading Construction notice: Gordon Street safety improvements will help protect people walking, biking and driving


New policy requires City staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or regularly tested

August 27, 2021

The City of Guelph is implementing a new COVID-19 vaccination policy for employees. Continue reading New policy requires City staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or regularly tested


Part of Macdonell Street parking lot closed for traffic island installation starting September 7

August 24, 2021

Continue reading Part of Macdonell Street parking lot closed for traffic island installation starting September 7


Have your say about making Guelph’s Transportation Master Plan a reality

August 12, 2021

Join us August 19 to provide feedback to help us understand how the preferred alternative for Guelph’s Transportation Master Plan will look, work and feel in real life. Continue reading Have your say about making Guelph’s Transportation Master Plan a reality


Notice of study commencement: Macdonell and Allan Structures Municipal Class Environmental Assessment

August 12, 2021

The City of Guelph has initiated a Municipal Class EA (Class EA) for improvements and modifications to the Macdonell and Allan structures. Continue reading Notice of study commencement: Macdonell and Allan Structures Municipal Class Environmental Assessment


Notice of study commencement: Wyndham Street Municipal Class Environmental Assessment

August 12, 2021

The City of Guelph has initiated a Municipal Class EA (Class EA) to confirm the required improvements to Wyndham Street North. Continue reading Notice of study commencement: Wyndham Street Municipal Class Environmental Assessment


Park washrooms are open for the season

July 28, 2021

Washrooms open in our parks and along trails. Continue reading Park washrooms are open for the season


Have your say on trailer parking in residential neighbourhoods

July 22, 2021

The City is reviewing how trailers, recreational vehicles (RVs), detachable trailers and utility trailers park in residential neighbourhoods to balance the need for parking while considering community safety. Continue reading Have your say on trailer parking in residential neighbourhoods


Council unanimously approves urban design plan for Baker District redevelopment

July 21, 2021

Continue reading Council unanimously approves urban design plan for Baker District redevelopment


Speedvale Avenue West fully closed between Woolwich Street and Edinburgh Road North for emergency sanitary repair work

July 16, 2021

Continue reading Speedvale Avenue West fully closed between Woolwich Street and Edinburgh Road North for emergency sanitary repair work


Six new red-light cameras to help make Guelph roads safer

July 8, 2021

The City is installing six red-light cameras this summer−one per ward− throughout Guelph. The cameras will go live sometime in the fall. Continue reading Six new red-light cameras to help make Guelph roads safer


Macdonell and Wyndham patio street closures extended for recognized holidays

June 30, 2021

Macdonell and Wyndham patio street closures extended for recognized holidays Continue reading Macdonell and Wyndham patio street closures extended for recognized holidays


Guelph receives funding to improve active transportation network and urban forest canopy

June 29, 2021

Guelph will use more than $900,000 in federal and provincial funding to enhance Guelph’s Active Transportation Network increase the urban forest canopy.  Continue reading Guelph receives funding to improve active transportation network and urban forest canopy


City staff propose lower speed limits across Guelph to make roads safer for everyone

June 24, 2021

48 residential neighbourhoods in Guelph would see speeds lowered from 50km/h to 40 km/h if approved by Council. Continue reading City staff propose lower speed limits across Guelph to make roads safer for everyone


Metrolinx notice: Upcoming train speed testing

June 23, 2021

Metrolinx is performing testing along the GO Transit Kitchener Line rail corridor in Guelph on Sunday, June 27. Continue reading Metrolinx notice: Upcoming train speed testing


It’s patio season!

June 10, 2021

Macdonell and Wyndham streets closed weekends for seasonal patio program Continue reading It’s patio season!


Get in ‘gear’ this Bike Month!

May 31, 2021

Continue reading Get in ‘gear’ this Bike Month!


Guelph Transit introduces OnYourWay app for select fares

May 28, 2021

Guelph Transit customers can now buy rides, load e-cash, and pay to ride the bus using the new OnYourWay app. Continue reading Guelph Transit introduces OnYourWay app for select fares


Updated Guelph Trail Master Plan prioritizes growth, sustainability of trail system

May 27, 2021

The City has released the draft Guelph Trail Master Plan (GTMP) for community and Council consideration ahead of the Committee of the Whole meeting on June 7 Continue reading Updated Guelph Trail Master Plan prioritizes growth, sustainability of trail system


Have your say on Guelph Transit’s proposed route changes

May 26, 2021

Guelph Transit has released its proposed transit system, including an implementation plan, and we invite you to provide input at haveyoursay.guelph.ca until June 20. Continue reading Have your say on Guelph Transit’s proposed route changes


Elizabeth Street parking lot closes permanently June 30

May 20, 2021

The City of Guelph is closing the Elizabeth Street parking lot permanently on June 30, 2021. Continue reading Elizabeth Street parking lot closes permanently June 30


Guelph launches pilot for on-street parking payments on Delhi Street

May 17, 2021

Continue reading Guelph launches pilot for on-street parking payments on Delhi Street


Future-focused transportation solution will create equitable access in Guelph

May 14, 2021

On May 26, City Council will discuss the future of Guelph’s transportation network through the presentation of a preferred transportation solution. Continue reading Future-focused transportation solution will create equitable access in Guelph


Don’t rush the red awareness campaign launches

April 30, 2021

Continue reading Don’t rush the red awareness campaign launches


City drilling for groundwater test wells on College Avenue West and on Hanlon Road starting April 26

April 23, 2021

Continue reading City drilling for groundwater test wells on College Avenue West and on Hanlon Road starting April 26


Guelph skate park and sports fields, playgrounds, trails and dog parks open

April 18, 2021

Only leave home for groceries, medical appointments, exercise, essential work or childcare. Continue reading Guelph skate park and sports fields, playgrounds, trails and dog parks open


Guelph parks remain open, recreation centres to close

April 1, 2021

Ontario government announced a provincewide shut down in an effort to control the spread of COVID-19 and variants of concern. New restrictions will be in effect starting April 3, 2021 until at least May 1, 2021. Continue reading Guelph parks remain open, recreation centres to close


Construction notice: Section of Gosling Gardens closed starting April 13

April 1, 2021

Work at Gosling Gardens is expected to start on or about Tuesday, April 13 and take two weeks to complete, weather permitting. Continue reading Construction notice: Section of Gosling Gardens closed starting April 13


Council approves three-year seasonal patio program

March 30, 2021

Council approves three-year seasonal patio program Continue reading Council approves three-year seasonal patio program


Construction notice: Norwich Pedestrian Bridge construction starts April 6

March 24, 2021

Continue reading Construction notice: Norwich Pedestrian Bridge construction starts April 6


Guelph gets more funding for transit and COVID-19 recovery

March 11, 2021

Guelph to receive up to 28.4 million from Ontario Safe Restart Fund to address financial impacts of COVID-19 COVID-19. Continue reading Guelph gets more funding for transit and COVID-19 recovery


Final phase of traffic calming measures coming to Downey Road

March 5, 2021

This spring, the City of Guelph is implementing the final phase of traffic calming measures along Downey Road between Woodland Glen and Teal drives. Continue reading Final phase of traffic calming measures coming to Downey Road