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Weekend closures of northbound and southbound Pembina Highway between Jubilee Avenue and Stafford Street

December 09, 2018

Northbound and southbound Pembina Highway between Jubilee Avenue and Stafford Street will be completely closed to vehicular traffic over the second and third weekends in December f…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Roads, Traffic, Transit

Annual Snow Route Parking Ban begins Saturday, December 1

November 28, 2018

The City of Winnipeg's Annual Snow Route Parking Ban will take effect at 2 a.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2018. Vehicles may not park on streets designated as snow routes betwe…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Roads, Snow Removal, Traffic

Public invited to provide input on Wolseley to Downtown Walk Bike project

November 12, 2018

The City of Winnipeg is gathering public input for the first phase of the Wolseley to Downtown Walk Bike Project. Winnipeggers are invited to participate online and in-person to he…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Alternative transportation, Traffic

Route 90 improvements update

September 30, 2018

Thank to you those who participated in Phase 2 of engagement and to those community members who pointed out areas for improvement in project web content. Please visit the docu…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Waverley Underpass Project Area at Waverley Street and Taylor Avenue will be Closed July 6 to 9

July 01, 2018

Waverley Street between Wilkes Avenue and Taylor Avenue will be closed next weekend from July 6 to 9 for railway track reconstruction, required as part of the Waverley Un…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Grant Park, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Parker, South River Heights

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Public Invited to Provide Input for Route 90 Improvements Study

June 14, 2018

The City of Winnipeg is inviting the public to view the functional design and provide further input on the widening of Route 90 between Taylor Avenue and Ness Avenue. The…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Transit

Lane Closures - Bishop Grandin Boulevard (West of Pembina Highway)

May 25, 2018

Beginning on May 24 until June 15, there will be a reduction to two lanes of travel (one lane in each direction) on Bishop Grandin Boulevard (west of Pembina Highway) as par…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Preliminary Construction Notice: Taylor Avenue (North Side) - From Nathaniel Street to Guelph Street

April 26, 2018

2018 Downtown & Regional Sidewalk Renewals, Detectable Warning Surface Tile Installation, And Associated Works We wish to advise you that the above sidewalk renewal project …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Crescentwood, Parker, Rockwood, South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Preliminary Construction Notice: Academy Road (South Side) - From Waterloo Street To Waverley Street

April 26, 2018

2018 Downtown & Regional Sidewalk Renewals, Detectable Warning Surface Tile Installation, and Associated Works We wish to advise you that the above sidewalk renewal project …

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights, Sir John Franklin, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Waverley Underpass Hits Next Phase

April 24, 2018

As spring finally starts to break through after our long winter, we’re also breaking ground on a new phase of construction on the Waverley Underpass Project. The $155-millio…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2) and Pembina Highway Underpass Project Update

March 25, 2018

Construction on the Southwest Transitway (Stage 2) and Pembina Highway Underpass Project continues. In 2018 you’ll see work on the following construction activities rela…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Public invited to Provide Input on Route 90 Improvements

March 08, 2018

The City is inviting the public to share their input to help develop a preferred design for the widening of Route 90 between Taylor Avenue and Ness Avenue that will build…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Residential Parking Ban will Begin Wednesday at 7 p.m.

March 06, 2018

Plowing of residential streets will begin Wednesday evening to improve the condition of residential streets. As a result, a Residential Parking Ban has been declared and …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Snow Removal, Traffic

Declared Snow Route Parking Ban in Effect Starting Sunday Overnight into Monday Morning

March 03, 2018

City crews are ready-to-serve and prepared to deal with the snow that is in the forecast for Winnipeg this weekend and next week. To facilitate snow clearing on major routes, a Dec…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Snow Removal, Traffic

Annual Snow Route Parking Ban Lifted

March 03, 2018

The City of Winnipeg's Annual Snow Route Parking Ban has been lifted effective 7:01 a.m., Wednesday, February 28, 2018. The ban prohibited parking between the hours of …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Roads, Snow Removal, Traffic

Upcoming Opportunities for Engagement with the City of Winnipeg - Route 90 Widening

February 18, 2018

The Route 90 widening preliminary design study is underway. The City of Winnipeg (the City) is working with technical experts, key stakeholders, and the public to develop a preferr…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Waverley Underpass - Construction Update #4 Now Available

December 07, 2017

The Waverley Underpass project is moving along smoothly, and remains within budget and on schedule. Works completed to date include the road and rail detours, and the renewal of Wa…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Traffic

Annual Snow Route Parking Ban begins Friday, December 1

November 29, 2017

The City's Annual Snow Route Parking Ban will take effect at 2 a.m. on Friday, December 1, 2017. Vehicles may not park on streets designated as snow routes between 2 a.m. and 7 a…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Roads, Snow Removal, Traffic

Expect Additional Delays in the Waverley Underpass Project Area as Rail Detour is Implemented

October 31, 2017

Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians traveling in the vicinity of the Waverley Underpass project from Wednesday, November 1 until Friday, November 3 can expect additional travel del…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Complete closure of Kenaston Boulevard between Sterling Lyon Parkway and McGillivray Boulevard for railway crossing repair - 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20

October 18, 2017

Northbound and southbound Kenaston Boulevard between Sterling Lyon Parkway and McGillivray Boulevard will be closed to traffic starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, October 20 for a railwa…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Transit

Hurst Way Extension to Open this Weekend

October 11, 2017

The Hurst Way Extension, east of the Winnipeg Humane Society, will open this Sunday, October 15, 2017. This opening will result in some changes in travel routes. Please see th…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

The Waverley Underpass Detour – In Effect Monday, Oct. 2

September 27, 2017

  http://www.winnipeg.ca/publicworks/construction/pdf/waverleyUnderpass/DetourMap.pdf Please take a look if your Monday travels take you this way.  The …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Transit

Waverley Underpass Detour Set to Open

September 18, 2017

As the seasons change, so does the construction phase on the Waverley Underpass project. Much progress has been made on the necessary groundwork for this landmark project in our w…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Transit

Northbound Tuxedo Avenue Between Corydon Avenue and Edgeland Boulevard will be Closed to Traffic Sept. 17

September 16, 2017

Northbound Tuxedo Avenue between Corydon Avenue and Edgeland Boulevard will be closed for crane work from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 17. Pedestrian access will be mai…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Development, Roads, Traffic

Waverley Underpass Construction Update #3 Now Available

September 13, 2017

The latest Waverley Underpass Project Update is available here.  In order to complete construction of the detour road and active transportation path, the Waverley Underpass p…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Academy Road between Renfrew Street and Lindsay Street Temporarily Closed for Railway Crossing Repair - Aug. 25-27

August 24, 2017

Academy Road between Renfrew Street and Lindsay Street will be completely closed to eastbound and westbound traffic starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 25 until 9 p.m. on Sunday, …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Travel Time Information System to Help Drivers Anticipate and Avoid delays During Waverley Underpass Construction

July 27, 2017

The City has launched a travel time information system to help drivers anticipate and avoid delays caused by train crossings and construction while the Waverley Underpass Project i…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Beaumont Traffic During Waverley Underpass Construction - Summer 2017

July 21, 2017

Construction season has started in a rather unprecedented manner in and around the Beaumont neighbourhood. The end result will be less cut-through traffic in the community as we wo…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

City of Winnipeg 2017 Local Street Renewal Program: Kingsway - Oak Street to Cambridge Street

June 28, 2017

We wish to advise you that construction on the above street renewal project is scheduled to commence on or about July 4th, 2017, as part of the 2017 Local Street Renewal Program …

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Sunday Bike Routes Start May 21

May 22, 2017

This weekend theCity’s Sunday/holiday bicycle routes start and continue on to Thanksgiving weekend in the fall. There are four streets in Winnipeg designated as Sunday/holi…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Alternative transportation, Traffic

Waverley Underpass Project Moves to Next Phase

May 18, 2017

As you may have noticed around the city and particularly in River Heights-Fort Garry – it’s construction season. On schedule and on budget, the construction of the Wave…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Northbound and Southbound Pembina Highway between Jubilee Avenue and Stafford Street Completely Closed this Weekend

May 18, 2017

Northbound and southbound Pembina Highway between Jubilee Avenue and Stafford Street will be completely closed to vehicular traffic starting at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 19 until 4:…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Stafford Street Reduced to One Lane in Each Direction from Weatherdon Avenue to Grant Avenue for Sewer Repairs

May 08, 2017

Stafford Street will be temporarily reduced to one lane in each direction for sewer repairs from Weatherdon Avenue to Grant Avenue, beginning after rush hour today, Thursday, May 4…

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Waste Removal

Notice of Construction in Our Neighbourhood

May 08, 2017

Starting May 2017, we will begin a seven-month construction project to install approximately 540 m of new sewer pipes that will help protect homes and businesses in this area fro…

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Traffic

Temporary Closure of Off-ramp from Eastbound Bishop Grandin Boulevard to Pembina Highway

April 14, 2017

The off-ramp from eastbound Bishop Grandin Boulevard to Pembina Highway will be temporarily closed to vehicular traffic from Thursday, April 13 at 8:00 p.m. until midnight on Sun…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Roads, Traffic

Winnipeg Parking Authority Campaign Encourages Drivers to “Be Aware. Park with Care” Around Schools, Fire Lanes and Designated Spaces

April 05, 2017

Earlier this week, the Winnipeg Parking Authority (WPA) launched its “Be Aware. Park with Care” campaign which encourages drivers to follow parking laws when stopping o…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Public Safety, Roads, Traffic

Waverley Underpass Underway

February 15, 2017

Thanks to the hard work and dedication of many, I’m proud to report that construction on the  Waverley Underpass has officially started. As many of you know, this signi…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Traffic

Southwest Rapid Transitway Stage 2 Public Art will Celebrate Civic, Indigenous and Métis History

January 31, 2017

As part of its design, the Southwest Rapid Transitway Stage 2 will integrate public artwork celebrating civic, Indigenous and Métis history as well as the natural history an…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Traffic, Transit

Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2) and Pembina Highway Underpass Project Update

January 21, 2017

Transitway and Active Transportation Crossings in the Vicinity of Bishop Grandin Construction has begun on the Southwest Rapid Transitway (Stage 2) and Pembina Highway …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Transit

Residential Parking Ban will be in Effect Starting Friday Morning at 7:00 a.m.

December 07, 2016

  Plowing of residential streets will begin Friday morning to improve the overall condition of residential streets. As a result, a Residential Parking Ban has been declared a…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Snow Removal, Traffic

Annual Snow Route Parking Ban Begins Thursday, Dec. 1

November 30, 2016

The City's Annual Snow Route Parking Ban will take effect at 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. Vehicles may not park on streets designated as snow routes between 2:00 a.m. and…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Roads, Snow Removal, Traffic

Halloween Safety Tips from the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service and Winnipeg Police Service

October 26, 2016

Calling all ghosts, goblins, princesses, and superheroes – Halloween is just around the corner! Here are some tips to ensure your Halloween is fun and safe: Costume safety t…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Public Safety, Roads, Traffic

Download the Know Your Zone App Today

October 24, 2016

The City of Winnipeg’s "Know Your Zone" app is now available for free download at the Apple App Store and Google Play App Store. App information can be viewed in either En…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Roads, Snow Removal, Traffic

Waverley Underpass Open House - Detailed Design and Construction

September 28, 2016

With the help of many community voices, the Waverley Underpass is becoming a reality in River Heights-Fort Garry.  Open House Details:  When: October 6, 2016  Whe…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Temporary Lane Closures in Place on the St. James Bridge for Roadway Maintenance

September 28, 2016

The following upcoming lane closures will be in place on the St. James Bridge for road work: From 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29 until 6:00 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, the southb…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Transit

2016 Local Street Renewal Program - Grosvenor Avenue - Montrose Street to Cambridge Street

September 23, 2016

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, North River Heights, Rockwood, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Northbound Median Lane of Maryland Bridge Closed for Maintenance - Sept. 14-30

September 15, 2016

The northbound median lane on the Maryland Bridge will be closed for bridge maintenance work from Sept. 14 to 30. For safety reasons vehicle traffic is not permitted to travel on t…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Traffic

Construction Notice to Businesses Persons of McGillivray Boulevard and Waverley Street Re: Southbound Acceleration Lane and Associated Works

September 15, 2016

Commencement Date: Week of September l2, 2016 Duration: Three (3) to Four (4) weeks, weather permitting The work will include pavement widening, new curb, sidewalk and bou…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Woods, Maybank

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Upcoming Temporary Road Closure for Sherbrook Street Festival between Wolseley Avenue and Westminster Avenue

September 08, 2016

Sherbrook Street from Wolseley Avenue to Westminster Avenue will be closed to all vehicular traffic Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. until Sunday, September 11 at 1:00 a.m…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Public Safety, Roads, Traffic, Transit

Major Rehabilitation of Pembina Highway from Osborne Street to Grant Avenue Underway

July 05, 2016

The major rehabilitation of Pembina Highway from Osborne Street to Grant Avenue is now underway. This $11.7 million project includes rehabilitating Pembina Highway travel lanes and…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Railway Crossing Closure on Waverley Street

May 31, 2016

Please note that CN Railway crossing Mile 3.86 Rivers Subdivision (between Taylor Ave. and Wilkes Ave.) will be completely closed to traffic on Friday June 17, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Notice of Upcoming Sewer Construction - 85 to 115 Academy Road

April 18, 2016

Starting the week of April 18, 2016, we will begin a three-week project to repair a section of the aging sewer on Academy Road to keep it functioning properly.  During constr…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, North River Heights, Rockwood, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Transit, Waste Removal

Winnipeggers Invited to Open House about Rehabilitation of Pembina Highway from Osborne Street to Grant Avenue

April 07, 2016

Winnipeggers are invited to an open house to view the proposed design for the rehabilitation of Pembina Highway from Osborne Street to Grant Avenue. The project includes rehabilit…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Budget 2016: Builds Winnipeg for the Future

March 02, 2016

The City of Winnipeg’s preliminary operating and capital budget tabled today is balanced, makes record investments in infrastructure, and maintains and invests in key…

Categories: City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

Waverley Underpass a Go!

February 24, 2016

The efforts of John Orlikow, City Councillor for River Heights-Fort Garry, to secure the proper design and funding for the Waverley Underpass have paid off as the project was offic…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Traffic

Residential Parking Ban will be in Effect Starting Wednesday, Feb.10 at 7:00 a.m.

February 09, 2016

Plowing of residential streets will begin Wednesday morning to improve the overall condition of residential streets. As a result, a Residential Parking Ban has been decla…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Roads, Snow Removal, Traffic

Declared Snow Route Ban Continues, Residential Parking Ban in Effect Starting Saturday, Dec.19 at 7:00 p.m.

December 18, 2015

The Declared Snow Route Parking Ban put into effect at midnight will continue tonight, which prohibits parking on any designated snow route between midnight and 7:00 a.m. In add…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Roads, Snow Removal, Traffic

City of Winnipeg Invites Feedback on Budget Priorities and Preferences

November 30, 2015

  The City of Winnipeg will once again be conducting budget consultations to help shape the direction of the 2016 City Budget. “I encourage all Winnipegger’s t…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Alternative transportation, Bugs, City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Snow Removal, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit, Waste Removal

Annual Snow Route Parking Ban Begins Tuesday, Dec. 1

November 27, 2015

The City's Annual Snow Route Parking Ban will take effect at 2:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. Vehicles may not park on designated snow routes between 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. Th…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Roads, Snow Removal, Traffic

Removal of Rail Lines from River Heights part of the 2015 Throne Speech

November 18, 2015

Coun. John Orlikow welcomes Provincial Throne Speech commitment to rail line rationalization, removal of spur line in River Heights   WINNIPEG, MB – The efforts to rem…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, Maybank, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights

Categories: Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Traffic

Partnerships with All Levels Key to Success - Ward Report - The Sou'wester - Oct. 26, 2015

November 05, 2015

Last week, Canadians across the country voted in a historic election that saw many changes from coast to coast to coast, including in Winnipeg.   One of those changes happ…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, Somewhere, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Southwest Transitway Stage 2 Update

October 13, 2015

Southwest Transitway Soil Testing October 13, 2015 – Winnipeg Transit, through our consultant, will be taking soil samples in the proposed Southwest Transitway corridor the …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Buffalo, Chevrier, Maybank, Parker, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic

Notice of Upcoming Water Main Work - St. James Street and Wellington Crescent

August 07, 2015

Starting this week, we will begin a three-month project between St. James Street and Wellington Crescent to clean and inspect the water main that crosses under the Assiniboine Rive…

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Why not Extend Sterling Lyon Parkway to Pembina Highway?

August 04, 2015

The extension of Sterling Lyon Parkway to Pembina Highway is not a viable option for numerous reasons as listed below. 1)     The addition of a Sterling Lyon Parkway ext…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Sir John Franklin

Categories: City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Waverley Underpass to Be Built

July 30, 2015

Today, I’m so happy to announce that after years of dedicated work with City of Winnipeg staff, my fellow members of City Council and you, the residents of River Heights-Fort…

Neighbourhoods: Grant Park, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, South River Heights

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Motion to Reinstate Barricades on Wellington Crescent Passed Unanimously at Council

July 15, 2015

Today at Council my motion to reinstate barricades at key access point to the Sunday Bike Routes passed unanimously.  I will be working with Public Works to have the bar…

Neighbourhoods: Wellington Crescent

Categories: Alternative transportation, By-laws, City Hall, Public Safety, Roads, Traffic

Rail Line Rationalization Update – Removing Rail Lines from River Heights

March 11, 2015

  The use of the two rail lines that go through River Heights for transporting rail cars and industrialization of the adjoining lands continues to increase as does the disrup…

Categories: Infrastructure, Public Safety, Traffic

Annual Snow Route Parking Ban begins Monday, December 1, 2014

November 28, 2014

 The City's Annual Snow Route Parking Ban will take effect at 2:00 a.m. on Monday, December 1, 2014. Vehicles may not park on designated snow routes between 2:00 a.m. and 7:00…

Categories: Roads, Snow Removal, Traffic

Leipsic Dog Park and Parker Area Update

November 19, 2014

This is an update on the goings on at the Brenda Leipsic Dog Park and the Parker area. The area consist of a Heritage Forest, two other forest and wetlands that contain one of Win…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

2014 Budget Consultation Update Volume 2

May 20, 2014

Spending wisely, meeting collective needs, creating the future we want The City of Winnipeg’s engagement process for the 2015-17 Operating Budget and the 2015-2020 Capital B…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Bugs, City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Snow Removal, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit, Waste Removal

Environment Act License Application for SWBRT

May 14, 2014

The City of Winnipeg is seeking approval and licensing under the Manitoba Environment Act for the proposed development of the City of Winnipeg's Stage 2 of the Southwest Rapid Tran…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Maybank, Pembina Strip

Categories: Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Roads, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

Conceptual Vision for the Academy Road Streetscape Revitalization Strategy

April 25, 2014

McGowan Russell Group Inc. has been engaged by the City of Winnipeg to prepare a comprehensive Streetscaping Revitalization Strategy for Academy Road within the limits of the Acade…

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights, Sir John Franklin, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Taxes and Fees, Traffic

Three New Neighourhoods planned for the River Heights/ Fort Garry Ward You Should Know About

February 19, 2014

I wanted to let my neighbours and constituents in River Heights / Fort Garry know about three new developments in the ward: • Parker Neighbourhood Secondary Plan • Broc…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Grant Park, Linden Woods, Maybank, Parker

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

Bishop Grandin Crossing Development

February 10, 2014

Hopewell Development is proposing to develop the Sugar Beets lands and continue to hold public meetings. The proposed development is located North of Bishop Grandin between Waverl…

Neighbourhoods: Maybank, Parker, Pembina Strip

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Taxes and Fees, Traffic

Manitoba Hydro Upgrades to Stafford Station - Street Closures to Begin February 4th

January 30, 2014

Manitoba Hydro will be continuing with upgrades and modifications to the Stafford Station located at Grant Avenue and Stafford Street. To undertake this work, they will be closing…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic

One Step Closer to Sunday Bike route Street Closure

November 21, 2013

We are one step closer to making Sunday Bike routes safer for the increasing number of families and individuals that use Wellington Crs and other Sunday Bike routes. There ar…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, J.B. Mitchell, North River Heights, Sir John Franklin, Wellington Crescent

Categories: By-laws, Public Safety, Roads, Traffic

Public asked for input into City's Pedestrian and Cycling Strategy

October 18, 2013

Survey now available online Winnipeg, MB - The City of Winnipeg is continuing the development of Pedestrian and Cycling Strategies to identify priorities for infrastructure and to…

Categories: Sustainability, Traffic

Efforts to re-locate the rail lines from River Heights are moving forward

September 30, 2013

September, 2013 - River Heights residents will be happy to know that our efforts to re-locate the rail lines from River Heights are moving forward. There is a commitment from all…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Development, Green Space, Public Safety, Roads, Taxes and Fees, Traffic

Waverley Underpass - Why it is needed and What is needed

September 20, 2013

September 2013, Winnipeg and the Capital Region around Winnipeg are growing and much of that growth is occurring in the South of the Ward.  The result is increased traffic co…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Grant Park, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Traffic, Transit

FCM National Municipal Rail Safety Working Group

September 04, 2013

This information is for those concerned, as I am, about the expansion of the industrialization of the rail lines in River Heights. I am presently using many avenues to get the…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights

Categories: By-laws, Development, Public Safety, Taxes and Fees, Traffic

We Need to Work Together to Relocate Silos, Transloading Stations and possibly Rail Lines out of River Heights

June 26, 2013

The industrialization of rail line lands along Lindsay St. in Central and South River Heights needs to stop.  Storage silos and loading dozens of trucks from rail cars each da…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, J.B. Mitchell, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights

Categories: By-laws, Development, Public Safety, Traffic

City of Winnipeg Budget Consultations Website

June 13, 2013

 The City of Winnipeg Budget Consultation website is at www.wpgbudget.ca/. There is background and public meetings information at this site. There are also other ways c…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Bugs, By-laws, City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Snow Removal, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit, Waste Removal

Why Not the Sterling Lyon Underpass?

June 12, 2013

 In 2012, a discussion took place between the Director of the Public Works Department and the Chief Administration Officer in which it was explained that extending Sterling Ly…

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Active Transportation 2013 Network Improvements

June 06, 2013

Three active transportation projects are underway this spring in the ward to  address gaps in the Active Transportation network and to separate cyclists from pedest…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Green Space, Infrastructure, Traffic, Transit

Signalized Cross Walk on Corydon a Reality

May 24, 2013

May 2013, After many years of advocacy by parents at Ecole River Heights School, the Community Centre and various Councillors we have secured approval and funding for installation …

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, North River Heights, South River Heights

Categories: Community Centres, Sustainability, Traffic

Clearing the roadblocks to the Waverley Underpass

May 23, 2013

May 2013, Thank you to everyone who wrote and called in expressing their support for the Waverley Underpass. I am pleased to report there has been some real progress.   Cou…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Central River Heights, Grant Park, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Rockwood, South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Wellington Crs Sunday Closure Enforcement

May 21, 2013

This past May 14, 2013 I passed a motion at the City Centre Community Committee that will be a significant step towards giving police the ability to enforce the closure of Wellingt…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: By-laws, City Hall, Traffic

Working with the Neighbourhood for Low Density Residential Guidelines for Mature Neighourhoods

May 17, 2013

 May, 2013 – John Orlikow, Councillor for River Heights - Fort Garry is initiating a neighbourhood effort to support the creation of in-fill residential guidelines that …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: By-laws, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

STEP ONE on the way to getting the Waverley underpass to be a reality

May 10, 2013

May, 2013 - Thank you everyone who wrote and called in expressing their support for the Waverly Underpass and continue to do so. There has been progress.  In the 2013 City of…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Grant Park, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Parker, Rockwood, South River Heights

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

Corydon Crosswalk, DED and Spring Clean Up info

May 10, 2013

Spring is Sprung (fingers crossed) John Orlikow, Councillor River Heights – Fort Garry With the snow and ice finally gone (we hope!) and Victoria Day weekend around the cor…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Community Centres, Green Space, Sustainability, Traffic, Waste Removal

Southwest Bus Rapid Transit - 2nd leg

March 06, 2013

March, 2013 - The City of Winnipeg is in the process of approving the recommendation of the "Final Report on the Southwest Bus Rapid Route" that the second leg of the Sou…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Maybank

Categories: Alternative transportation, Green Space, Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

Orlikow: No More "Digging First, Asking Questions Later"

February 26, 2013

City Must Set Up Functional Design Committee for Bus Rapid Transit For Immediate Release - Feb 27 2013   WINNIPEG - John Orlikow, Councillor for River Heights- Fort Garry s…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Maybank

Categories: City Hall, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Traffic, Transit

Say No to Raising the Speed limit

November 16, 2012

The Highway Traffic Board is holding two hearings to discuss increasing the speed limit along Grant Avenue, Corydon Avenue and a section of Waverley Street from 50 km/h to 60 km/h.…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights

Categories: Traffic

Traffic Circle Educational Video Now Available

November 12, 2012

The City of Winnipeg has put up video and additional educational information on how to use a traffic circles and roundabouts. For more information go to: http://winnipeg.ca/p…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Traffic

Safety Issues Related to Proposed Opening of Harrow Barricade

October 15, 2012

The Public Works Department is not supportive of allowing turns from and onto Academy and Harrow. A neighbourhood alternative that has openings on both sides of the barricade allo…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Traffic

Upgrades to Traffic Circles along Grosvenor

October 02, 2012

The City of Winnipeg continues to monitor and make Traffic Circle upgrades that will further reduce speed and improve pedestrian safety. The City of Winnipeg will be introducing m…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Alternative transportation, Public Safety, Roads, Traffic

Councillor Orlikow continues to Stop Train Whistling

September 26, 2012

September 25, 2012, After working with The City, the Rail Line and Transport Canada the CN Crossing at Wilkes and Sterling Lyon were issued with “no Whistle” Orders …

Neighbourhoods: Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic

What is Going on at the Rail Line along Lindsay St.?

September 14, 2012

The railway, BNSF, wants to industrialize along the rail line and add a transfer station at Grant between Grant Ave and Corydon Ave. without City approval. This is not appropria…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Development, Traffic

Railway Crossing Closure on Kingsway Avenue Between Lindsay Street and Renfrew Street

August 14, 2012

The public is advised that Kingsway Ave. will be completely closed to eastbound and eastbound traffic at the crossing between Lindsay Street and Renfrew Street on Tuesday, August 1…

Neighbourhoods: Sir John Franklin

Categories: City Hall, Roads, Traffic

Railway Crossing Closure on Waverley Street at Taylor Avenue

June 07, 2012

  The public is advised that Waverley Street will be completely closed to northbound and southbound traffic at the railway crossing on Waverley Street south of Taylor Avenue …

Neighbourhoods: Grant Park, Linden Woods, South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Corydon Avenue Between Wilton Street and Rockwood Street Closed to Traffic

April 27, 2012

The catch basin on the south side of Corydon Avenue between Wilton Street and Rockwood Street, and the pipe that runs from the catch basin to the sewer manhole, collapsed yesterday…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

City of Winnipeg Looking at Options for Expanding the Pembina Highway Underpass

March 12, 2012

The City of Winnipeg is in the process of considering options to:   1. Increase the number of northbound traffic lanes at the Pembina Highway Underpass from two lanes to t…

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Traffic

Orlikow: Transportation Plan Needs to Put Winnipeg's Taxpayers & Infrastructure First

March 05, 2012

John Orlikow, City Councillor for River Heights - Fort Garry is asking Winnipeggers to join him in sending a message to Mayor Sam Katz: put Winnipeg taxpayers first and make fixing…

Categories: City Hall, Taxes and Fees, Traffic

Corydon Avenue Road Repairs

March 01, 2012

Corydon Avenue in the westbound lane between Waterloo and Cordova will be repaired this year. Adjacent residents and businesses may have limited access to their property and/or to …

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Kenaston Expansion

February 27, 2012

On January 25th, City Council approved the Route 90 expansion, including additional lanes and an active transportation pathway, as a response to the increasing overcapacity of traf…

Neighbourhoods: Brockville, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Sir John Franklin

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Dovercourt Truck Traffic

February 27, 2012

I am happy to announce that I have recently had ‘not-a-truck-route’ signs posted along Dovercourt. After hearing numerous residents’ concerned about the high volu…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Ridge

Categories: Roads, Traffic

How Does the Corydon Osborne Neighbourhood Plan Affect Your Neighbourhood?

February 20, 2012

The Corydon Osborne neighbourhood plan is a neighbourhood vision process that began in 2011. Based on the feedback from the spring design workshop and public open house, the City …

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Traffic, Transit

Sleep Tight Linden Woods and Brockville - Train Whistles at the Sterling Lyon CPR Crossing to Stop

February 20, 2012

The City of Winnipeg has received clearance from Transport Canada to end the CPR train whistling at the Sterling Lyon Crossing. Since 2009 I have heard concerns from Linden Woods …

Neighbourhoods: Brockville, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods

Categories: Public Safety, Traffic

Winnipeg Police Service Launches New 'Just Slow Down' TV Campaign

January 30, 2012

                                      The …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Parker, Pembina Strip, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Public Safety, Traffic

Stop the Sell Out

December 11, 2011

December 10, 2011 - Winnipeg Council is about to open up land for Rural Municipalities, so more people and business from Winnipeg can move there, thanks to Winnipeg selling our wat…

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

Selling out our City and no need for Councillor's to know about it?

November 25, 2011

On November 30, 2011 a motion is going before the Executive Council Committee that will increase the existing infrastructure deficit, drive more traffic into Wi…

Categories: City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit, Waste Removal

Budget shows city borrowing more to pay for infrastructure projects

November 23, 2011

  Councillor Orlikow talks about the budget and infrastructure. The backup is astronomical, let alone t…

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Community Centres, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Roads, Sustainability, Traffic, Transit

Transportation Plan Needs to Put Winnipeg Tax Payers First

November 16, 2011

presentation to Council November 16, 2011  I am voting to put Winnipeg taxpayers first and make fixing existing infrastructure a top priority in the City’s Transportati…

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Public Service unveils Transportation Master Plan - Meeting will take place November 4

November 03, 2011

Long-term policy framework: a blueprint to integrate planning for future land use, transportation Today, the Winnipeg Public Service released its Transportation Master Plan, a…

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

Transportation Master Plan Goes on Shelf?

November 01, 2011

November, 1, 2011, I am going through the Plan and have difficultly understanding what more it is then a compilation of various other reports into one. The other issue is that the…

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Traffic, Transit

Transportation Master Plan Released for Public Input

November 01, 2011

The City's Transportation Master Plan is available for public input. The Purposes of the Plan are: - Ensure that traffic does not use our neighbourhoods to cut through to an…

Categories: City Hall, Development, Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Taxes and Fees, Traffic, Transit

Engineering Study to be Completed for Pembina Underpass Upgrades

October 18, 2011

  The City of Winnipeg’s Public Works Department has awarded a consulting engineering contract to Dillon Consulting Limited for a preliminary engineering study for upgr…

Neighbourhoods: Grant Park

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Railway crossing closure on Shaftesbury Boulevard north of Wilkes Avenue

October 12, 2011

The public is advised that Shaftesbury Boulevard at Wilkes Avenue will be completely closed to northbound and southbound traffic on Saturday, October 15 at 6:00 a.m. for City of Wi…

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic

Councillor Orlikow and the Mayor agree to provide River Heights residents additional education on how to safely use traffic circles

October 03, 2011

After a year of requesting and lobbying for traffic circle education for River Heights residents, the Mayor has agreed that the education as of yet is not and has not been sufficie…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Public Safety, Traffic

Your Neighbourhood, your street, your say ... Academy Road Vision

September 20, 2011

On October, 2011, after two years of consultation with area residents, a vision for Academy Road (a Plan Development Over-lay (P.D.O), was approved by City Council. The Acade…

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights, Sir John Franklin, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Development, Infrastructure, Traffic

Lane closures on Kenaston Boulevard south of Sterling Lyon Parkway

September 13, 2011

To accommodate CN Railway crossing work that is being done as part of the IKEA project, the public is advised that, beginning Thursday, September 15 at approximately 6:00 a.m., Ken…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Ridge, Linden Woods

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic

Construction on Corydon

August 20, 2011

Beginning on August 15 pavement reconstruction will be taking place on Corydon Ave. The construction will take approximately ten weeks to complete, depending on weather and other …

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Kenaston Boulevard Widening

July 31, 2011

The City is planning on widening Kenaston  between Taylor Avenue and Ness Avenue including alterations to the St. James Bridges and ramp structures and the Portage Avenue Inte…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic, Transit

Safety Concerns associated with traffic on Nathanial St. from Grant to Fleet.

July 25, 2011

On June 1, 2011 over 40 residents took time out of their day on a beautiful spring evening to meet with me to discuss traffic and parking issues in their neighbourhood. Residents …

Neighbourhoods: Rockwood

Categories: Public Safety, Traffic

Waverley St. Residents Want People to Slow Down

July 25, 2011

The amount and speed of the traffic using Waverley St. between Grant Ave and Fleet Ave. in the Central River Heights Neighbourhood is causing safety concerns for those living on th…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights

Categories: Public Safety, Traffic

Waverley/Taylor By-pass Lobby

July 12, 2011

The 2011 City of Winnipeg Capital Plan removed the money earmarked to the Waverely/Taylor by-pass assessment against my wishes. The $1,119 million that was earmarked to get the Wa…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Chevrier, Grant Park, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, South River Heights

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic

Kenaston Widening from Taylor to Ness

June 24, 2011

June 28, 2011 - A motion to accept Option 4 for the widening of Kenaston Blvd from Taylor to Ness was presented to the Standing Policy Committee on Infrastructure Renewal and …

Categories: Alternative transportation, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Transit

Councillor Orlikow discusses his support of the second leg of rapid transit and outlines how we can pay for it on Winnipeg Direct

June 23, 2011

Councillor Orlikow was on the local news program Winnipeg Direct discussing road, highway and rapid transit projects in Winnipeg. He outlines his support for of the second leg o…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic, Transit

Sunday Bike Routes Must Be Safe Routes

June 16, 2011

June 13, 2011 – Traffic on Wellington Crescent, Wolseley and Scotia Streets are restricted on Sundays to local traffic only to allow families, groups and individuals the oppo…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Traffic

Wilton Street Traffic Study Result

May 06, 2011

As per Councillor Orlikow request on behalf a resident, The City of Winnipeg completed a traffic assessment of Wilton Street between Wilton Bay and Hector Ave.  Wilton Stree…

Neighbourhoods: Grant Park

Categories: Traffic

Academy Road Needs to be Fixed

April 25, 2011

April 25, 2011 - The portion of Academy Road from Oak to Wellington Crs. is a truck route, a through street and a failed street. It has failed due to a lack of funds to replace it…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic

Osborne Bridge Rehabilitation Construction Begins Tuesday, April 12, 2011

April 12, 2011

Residents are advised that construction on the east side of the Osborne Bridge and Osborne Street from Broadway to River Avenue will run from April to October 2011. Traffic will be…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: City Hall, Public Safety, Roads, Traffic, Transit

Lobby Effort Begins to Make the Waverley By-Pass a top City Priority

April 07, 2011

I am asking for your help in lobbying the Executive Policy Committee to make the Waverley by-pass a reality. The amount of time lost by people waiting, the amount of “gree…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Chevrier, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, South River Heights, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Traffic

Traffic and Development Pressures continue to grow as Winnipeg's Population continues to grow

February 14, 2011

Winnipeg’s population has grown by almost 10,000 people in the past year surpassing the expected forecasts for population growth. As of July 1, 2010 Winnipeg’s populati…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Buffalo, Central River Heights, Chevrier, Crescentwood, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Mathers, Maybank, North River Heights, Rockwood, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Tim Hortens at the Corner of Stafford and Corydon

February 10, 2011

Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION Screetscaping plans will counter congestion: stakeholder More parking spots, makeover on the horizon for strip By: Simon Fuller Posted: 02/…

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood, Rockwood

Categories: Development, Traffic

City of Winnipeg Transportation Master Plan

December 27, 2010

Have your say in how the City will allocate resources, determine priorities and complete a Transportation Master Plan that will: - Ensure that traffic does not use our neighbourho…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Infrastructure, Roads, Sustainability, Traffic, Transit

Waverley Street/ CN Mainline Grade Seperation Under Way

September 30, 2010

"I am please to announce that I have been successful in lobbying to get $1,119,000 added to the 2011 Capital Plan to obtain conceptual engineering, study and public consu…

Categories: Infrastructure, Traffic

Photo-Radar on Academy Road at Stafford Street

September 13, 2010

A photo-radar has been installed at the intersection of Academy Road and Stafford Street, facing all three approaching directions. 'Photo-Enforced' signs are intended to…

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Public Safety, Traffic

Construction Schedule for Bike Boulevards

August 29, 2010

The constuction associated with traffic calming measures will be completed by the middle of September, 2010.  images/userfiles/CoW_Canstar_RiverHeights_ad.pdf Additional inf…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, J.B. Mitchell, North River Heights, Rockwood, South River Heights

Categories: Alternative transportation, Infrastructure, Traffic

Taylor and Harrow Intersection Repairs

June 27, 2010

I am advocating for a turning lane to be added to at the South East corner for cars turning left. The project requires the approval of Public Works as an intersection that require…

Categories: Roads, Traffic

Read your Speed - New electronic driver feedback signs to encourage drivers to slow down

June 17, 2010

In an effort to give Winnipeg drivers a sense of how fast they are driving in areas such as school zones, the City of Winnipeg is installing seven electronic driver feedback signs …

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Grant Park, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, South River Heights

Categories: Public Safety, Roads, Traffic

Our Winnipeg draft plan consultation begins

May 27, 2010

Our Winnipeg is Winnipeg’s 25-year blueprint that will guide the physical, social, environmental, and economic development of our City of Winnipeg. There are also associat…

Categories: Alternative transportation, City Hall, Development, Roads, Sustainability, Traffic, Transit, Waste Removal

Changes to Lindenwood Drive East at Kenaston Boulevard

May 06, 2010

Eastbound left turning drivers on the private approach opposite Lindenwood Drive East at Kenaston Boulevard have difficulty seeing oncoming westbound through vehicles due to obst…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Woods

Categories: Roads, Traffic

Changes to Hurst Way/Wilkes Avenue at Waverley Street

May 06, 2010

Westbound left turning drivers on Hurst Way have difficulty seeing oncoming eastbound through vehicles due to obstruction by stationary eastbound left turning vehicles. In the 3…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Maybank, South River Heights

Categories: Roads, Traffic

Traffic Light and other changes for the Harrow and Academy Intersection.

May 02, 2010

 The City of Winnipeg Standing Committee on Infrastructure Renewal and Public Works is voting on a report and is recommending approval of the traffic signal and blocking of Ha…

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood, North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Alternative transportation, Roads, Traffic

Taylor Avenue to be repaired from Waverley Street to Wilton Street

April 26, 2010

  We wish to advise you that construction on the above street is scheduled for this summer, as part of the City of Winnipeg 2010 Regional and Local Streets Program for the Ci…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Grant Park, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, South River Heights

Categories: Roads, Traffic

McGillivrary Boulevard, 300 m West of Columbia Drive to Waverley Street Widening and Rehabilitation

April 25, 2010

Construction will resume end of April 2010 and be completed July 2010. The work includes rehabilitation of the existing eastbound lanes on McGillivray Boulevard and Kenaston Boule…

Neighbourhoods: Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Maybank, West Ft. Garry Industrial

Categories: Roads, Traffic

Jubilee Overpass to close temporarily for rehabilitation

April 25, 2010

Winnipeg, MB. – As part of the City’s commitment to infrastructure renewal, the Jubilee Overpass will undergo extensive repairs and renovations beginning May 2, 2010. …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Grant Park

Categories: Roads, Traffic

Intersection of Hurst Way/Wilkes Avenue at Waverley Street.

March 27, 2010

The City of Winnipeg's 2010 Traffic Engineering Improvements Program report is expected to be at Standing Policy Committee on Infrastructure Renewal and Public Works in April 6, 20…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Brockville, Grant Park, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, South River Heights

Categories: Traffic

Street Changes associated with the Harrow Street Bike Boulevard

March 07, 2010

The Harrow Street Bike Boulevard will connect Wellington Crescent to Pembina Highway, within the River Heights/Ft.Garry Ward, with a painted bike lane on both sides of the str…

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood, Grant Park, Rockwood, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Alternative transportation, Traffic, Transit

Street Changes associated with the Fleet/Warsaw Avenue Bike Boulevard

March 07, 2010

Fleet/Warsaw Avenue Bike Boulevard   Changes are underway to  Fleet and Warsaw Avenues to create a new bikeway system in your neighbourhood.  This type of bikewa…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, Grant Park, Mathers, Rockwood, South River Heights

Categories: Alternative transportation, Sustainability, Traffic

Street Changes associated with the Grosvenor Bike Boulevard

March 06, 2010

Changes are proposed to Grosvenor Street to create a new bikeway system in our neighbourhood. New painted bike lanes, curb bump-outs and traffic circles are key component…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Crescentwood, J.B. Mitchell, North River Heights, Sir John Franklin

Categories: Alternative transportation, Roads, Sustainability, Traffic

Special Development Assistant hired to support community

December 29, 2009

I have hired Mike Lennon to assist the Beaumont community engage in the secondary plan, North and Central River Heights residents engage in the Academy Road over lay and assist the…

Categories: Development, Traffic

Ensuring Rapid Transit is on the agenda

December 27, 2009

During Council's debate on accepting the 2010 Capital Budget, Bus Rapid Transit was supported by a majority of Councillors in principal and the future is promising. The goal was t…

Categories: Sustainability, Traffic, Transit

Taylor Avenue to be fixed

October 19, 2009

Councillor Orlikow has confirmed that Taylor Avenue between Waverly and Pembina will be reconstructed starting in 2010 and taking two years to complete. This road is a key artery …

Neighbourhoods: Grant Park, Rockwood, South River Heights

Categories: Roads, Traffic

Kenaston Expansion

October 13, 2009

        Route 90 is a vital transportation corridor through the City of Winnipeg that is vital to carry traffic around, not through, our neighbourhood. Alr…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, North River Heights, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic