Category Archives: Biking and walking

Crossrides and bike signals coming to Guelph in July

June 30, 2022

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City-initiated Official Plan Amendment No. 81 for the Emma Street to Earl Street Pedestrian Bridge

June 20, 2022

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Get ‘pumped up’ for Bike Month

May 19, 2022

This June, we’re celebrating our fifth annual Bike Month. Join us for in-person, bike-focused events, participate in an educational webinar and participate in a contest from May 30 to June 30. Continue reading Get ‘pumped up’ for Bike Month


Virtual public open house for the study of road-level railway crossings in Guelph

May 17, 2022

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New traffic signs and signals coming to Guelph in 2022

February 4, 2022

We’re installing more than 30 traffic signs and signals, pedestrian crossovers and traffic calming measures throughout the community to help improve road safety and accessibility for people walking, cycling, riding transit, using mobility devices and driving. Continue reading New traffic signs and signals coming to Guelph in 2022


Guelph’s Transportation Master Plan will improve safety and connectivity for people of all ages and abilities

January 13, 2022

On January 24, Council will consider the Transportation Master Plan to improve how people and goods move around the city. Continue reading Guelph’s Transportation Master Plan will improve safety and connectivity for people of all ages and abilities


Notice of Commencement: Guelph Protected Cycling Network Study

November 30, 2021

The City of Guelph is developing plans for a protected cycling network that will connect large parts of our community. The design solutions will help riders of any age or ability feel comfortable biking along key streets in the city. Continue reading Notice of Commencement: Guelph Protected Cycling Network Study


Study of road-level railway crossings in Guelph is now underway

October 28, 2021

Complete the online survey by November 30 to share your thoughts on a transportation study of select rail crossings in Guelph. Continue reading Study of road-level railway crossings in Guelph is now underway


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


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


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


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


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


Earl to Emma street bridge will improve connections to downtown for people walking and biking

August 27, 2020

On September 8, City Council will discuss a proposed pedestrian bridge connecting Emma and Earl Streets over the Speed River. Continue reading Earl to Emma street bridge will improve connections to downtown for people walking and biking


Slow streets pilot project aims to improve safety on residential roads

August 25, 2020

Guelph trying out slow streets on six residential roads. This pilot is part of Guelph’s COVID-19 recovery efforts and run September 1 to October 31. Continue reading Slow streets pilot project aims to improve safety on residential roads


Guelph testing traffic data cameras for better traffic management

July 31, 2020

The City of Guelph is testing the effectiveness of two different traffic data collection cameras starting mid-August. Continue reading Guelph testing traffic data cameras for better traffic management


Emma Street to Earl Street Bridge improvements Environment Assessment: Notice of Study Commencement

July 11, 2016

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