Category Archives: Getting Around

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


City of Guelph services during COVID-19

July 28, 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


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


UPDATED: Stevenson Street closed to through traffic starting July 26

July 19, 2021

Stevenson Street closed to through traffic starting April 21 Continue reading UPDATED: Stevenson Street closed to through traffic starting July 26


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


Holiday hours for City facilities and services

July 16, 2021

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


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


Weed control work along rail tracks June 7-8

May 27, 2021

Weed control work along rail tracks June 7-8 Continue reading Weed control work along rail tracks June 7-8


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


UPDATED notice: Eramosa Road and Stevenson Street intersection closed starting May 3

May 12, 2021

The intersection of Eramosa Road and Stevenson Street will be closed for approximately two weeks, from May 3-14, weather permitting. Continue reading UPDATED notice: Eramosa Road and Stevenson Street intersection closed starting May 3


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: York Road and Stevenson Street South

March 25, 2021

York Road closed between Ontario Street to Brockville Avenue for construction from the end of March to October 2021. Continue reading Construction notice: York Road and Stevenson Street South


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


On-demand bus service coming to Guelph Transit

February 12, 2021

Guelph Transit is introducing on-demand bus service this spring to complement its conventional bus service. Continue reading On-demand bus service coming to Guelph Transit


Dawson Road closed for emergency rail repairs today

January 26, 2021

Dawson Road is closed between Speedvale Avenue West and Campbell Road for emergency Guelph Junction Railway repairs. Continue reading Dawson Road closed for emergency rail repairs today


$40 annual fee for bike parking at Market Parkade starts February 1

January 26, 2021

Starting February 1, people who bike in Guelph can buy a $40, taxes included, annual pass to park their bike in the secure bike parking room at the Market Parkade on Wilson Street. Continue reading $40 annual fee for bike parking at Market Parkade starts February 1


Guelph COVID-19 complaints and charges update

January 18, 2021

Guelph responded to 15 calls about residential gatherings and issued two $750 fines Continue reading Guelph COVID-19 complaints and charges update


City providing additional information to complete Emma Street to Earl Street pedestrian bridge environmental assessment

January 14, 2021

The City is working to provide more information to meet the requirements of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) process for the Emma Street to Earl Street pedestrian bridge project as requested by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks following their review of the EA. Continue reading City providing additional information to complete Emma Street to Earl Street pedestrian bridge environmental assessment


Help us shift into a new gear for how we move around Guelph

January 14, 2021

We’re asking for your feedback on the next phase of Guelph’s Transportation Master Plan. Whether you walk, ride a bike, take a bus, drive a car or use some other form of travel we want to hear from you by February 9. Continue reading Help us shift into a new gear for how we move around Guelph


We’re listening! Share your thoughts on Guelph’s trails

November 24, 2020

We want to hear your feedback on Guelph trails by December 15 at haveyoursay.guelph.ca. Continue reading We’re listening! Share your thoughts on Guelph’s trails


Help us shape how we travel around Guelph

November 12, 2020

We’re sharing our progress and looking for your feedback on values, goals and possible options for Guelph’s Transportation Master Plan. We want to hear from you by December 4. Continue reading Help us shape how we travel around Guelph


Overnight on-street parking restrictions begin December 1

November 9, 2020

Starting December 1, the overnight on-street parking restrictions resume until April 1. Continue reading Overnight on-street parking restrictions begin December 1


Should Guelph lower speed limits?

November 9, 2020

We want your feedback on speed limits in Guelph. Complete the online survey by November 30. Continue reading Should Guelph lower speed limits?


City’s preparations for winter are “snow” joke

November 9, 2020

The City of Guelph is already knee deep in winter maintenance plans to keep all all roads, bike lanes and sidewalks safe. Continue reading City’s preparations for winter are “snow” joke


Growth, digital services and COVID-19 at the centre of the City’s 2021 budget talks

November 5, 2020

There’s lots to talk about as City Council prepares to consider the proposed 2021 budget. With a four-year budget perspective, Council will only approve the 2021 budget this year, but will see the financial impacts of service decisions and plans beyond one year.
Continue reading Growth, digital services and COVID-19 at the centre of the City’s 2021 budget talks


Guelph making temporary sidewalk and road changes so people can be active outdoors and remain 2 metres apart

October 20, 2020

Guelph is making temporary road and sidewalk changes at seven locations so people walking and cycling can stay 2 metres apart. Continue reading Guelph making temporary sidewalk and road changes so people can be active outdoors and remain 2 metres apart


Advanced walk signals will give pedestrians a five-second head start at seven Guelph intersections

October 14, 2020

Drivers should pay extra attention to traffic signals and watch for pedestrians with changes coming to seven intersections across the city starting October 19. Continue reading Advanced walk signals will give pedestrians a five-second head start at seven Guelph intersections


Construction notice: Norwich Pedestrian Bridge construction starts October 19

October 13, 2020

The City is reconstructing the Norwich Street Pedestrian Bridge in two phases starting October 19, 2020. Continue reading Construction notice: Norwich Pedestrian Bridge construction starts October 19


What did you think of the slow streets pilot?

October 1, 2020

Take the survey by November 1. How have these slow streets worked for you? Did you walk, bike, rollerblade or drive on any of these streets? Continue reading What did you think of the slow streets pilot?


Still using paper tickets as bus fare? October 31 is the last day to use them

September 30, 2020

As of November 1, 2020, you can no longer use paper tickets as valid trip fare to ride on Guelph Transit. Continue reading Still using paper tickets as bus fare? October 31 is the last day to use them


Notice of study completion: Municipal Class Environment Assessment Emma Street to Earl Street Bridge over the Speed River

September 30, 2020

Have your say about the proposed pedestrian bridge connecting Emma to Earl Street over the Speed River. Read the Environmental Assessment report and provide comments by October 23. Continue reading Notice of study completion: Municipal Class Environment Assessment Emma Street to Earl Street Bridge over the Speed River


City launches Traverse: Transit shelter artist showcase and self-guided ward tours

September 23, 2020

Traverse is the City’s latest tourism and culture initiative, showcasing original local artists’ work  in Guelph Transit shelters across the city. Continue reading City launches Traverse: Transit shelter artist showcase and self-guided ward tours