Transit

Essential Elements of Good Transit

See more Transit articles under www.stevenpetric.com/category/transit Essential Elements of Good Transit information (edited with Guelph specific content) is courtesy of “It’s more than buses: Advocates for Better Transit in Halifax” Also good to read A guide to a frequent, affordable, and accessible transit system in Guelph Fast Fast transit service can reduce travel time, making […]

Newswire

Getting over the River: Guelph looking at pedestrian bridges over the Speed (Updated)

The City of Guelph has initiated several Class Environmental Assessment (EA) studies for proposed pedestrian bridges over the Speed River. These include connecting Emma Street to Earl Street, a future active transportation trail along the GJR tracks from Macdonell to Huron Streets through St. Patrick’s Ward, a bridge connecting the Metalworks development and downtown, and proposed improvements to the […]

Newswire

Movies and More at Market Square this Summer

Movies in the Square returns for another summer offering a variety of family-friendly favourites. Taking place on select Fridays throughout the summer and beginning at 9 p.m., families, friends, and movie fans are invited to bring a lawn chair (and blankets if cool) and cozy up for a drive-in experience minus the car.  If it […]

Newswire

Have your say on the Wilson Street Reconstruction

The City of Guelph invites the public to have their say on the Wilson Street Parkade planned to be built in 2017. Two public consultation sessions are planned on Thursday, April 21 and Tuesday April 26th at City Hall to receive input on Wilson Street and parkade features and design. The Wilson Street parking project includes the […]

opinion

Why are some local Governments not open to a little oversight and others more accepting?

Bill 8, the Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, was reintroduced this July 2014 by the Ontario Government, and would give the Ontario Ombudsman’s office oversight over municipalities, school boards and universities – also known as the MUSH sector. The act would also: • Toughened penalties for destroying public records. • Ordered numerous […]