GCAT Has Concerns About Potential Changes to Rail Crossings

Happening now, the City of Guelph is gathering feedback about proposed road-level rail crossings in the Royal City. The study is focused on places in the city where local roads meet the train tracks owned by Metrolinx that service the Kitchener Line GO Train that runs from Kitchener to Union Station, but a local activist group wants to make sure that the there’s one specific action that doesn’t come out of this feedback  process. Continue reading “GCAT Has Concerns About Potential Changes to Rail Crossings”

CITY PAGES: Rinks Open, Artists Wanted, and Holiday Hours

The City of Guelph puts out a lot of information on a weekly basis, and while it all ends up on the City’s website somewhere, wouldn’t it be easier to just scroll through it all on one easy-to-read article on Guelph Politico here…? Continue reading “CITY PAGES: Rinks Open, Artists Wanted, and Holiday Hours”

What a Day for a Parkade! City Opens New Facility with Fanfare

The new Market Parkade on Wilson Street opened with unusual fanfare Saturday morning as representatives of the City of Guelph, the Downtown Guelph Business Association, and the regualr crowds making their way to the Farmers’ Market took a few minutes to take in the ribbon-cutting of Guelph’s newest parking amenity. Continue reading “What a Day for a Parkade! City Opens New Facility with Fanfare”

GUELPH POLITICAST #134 – Building the Cycling City

A few weeks ago, the new Ontario government cancelled $93 million of funding for something called the Ontario Municipal Commuter Cycling (OMCC) program. The money, which was raised from the cap and trade agreement, was for cycling infrastructure in towns and cities across the province, and the move is proof of just how hard it is to make cycling a priority for governments, but there is hope! Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #134 – Building the Cycling City”

GUELPH POLITICAST #43 – Bicycling in Guelph

Once we get to driving age, a great many of us forget the joy and exhilaration that comes from getting out and about on one’s bicycle. Over the last several years, many municipalities, including Guelph, have been busily trying to make their communities more bike-friendly in the hopes of maybe getting people to catch that spirit once more (much to the chagrin of those that think that the road’s for cars only). But is Guelph bike friendly enough? This week we talk to some experts.  Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #43 – Bicycling in Guelph”

This Week in Press Releases – April 11-15, 2016

Every week, the City of Guelph and other groups send out notices to announce new events, imperatives, and information that you need to know. Here is this week in press releases. Continue reading “This Week in Press Releases – April 11-15, 2016”