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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

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

City asks Winnipeggers to Vote on More Inclusive Name for Handi-Transit

November 11, 2017

The City of Winnipeg strives to provide equal and inclusive customer service to all its residents, and is inviting Winnipeggers to help select a new name for its Handi-Transit se…

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: Transit

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Transit service reductions expected

September 10, 2015

Citizens are advised that due to a shortage of buses available for regular Transit service, a reduction of available service on select transit routes can be expected until further …

Categories: Transit

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

April 30, 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…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Linden Ridge, Linden Woods, Maybank

Categories: Alternative transportation, Development, Infrastructure, Taxes and Fees, Transit

Grosvenor Fire Hall, Relocation of Bus Loop and Sir John Franklin School Field update

April 10, 2013

April, 2013, Last September I brought forward the idea of moving the bus loop before the Fire Hall on Grosvenor St. was declared surplus. Two reasons for relocating the bus l…

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

Categories: Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Transit

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

Rapid Transit through Parker Land Information

January 31, 2013

 The City of Winnipeg is considering running the 2nd leg of the South West Bus Rapid Transit line East/West parallel to Parker Ave. and North/South along the ex…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Maybank

Categories: Green Space, Infrastructure, Transit

Rapid Transit Decision Impact on Beaumont and Maybank Neighbourhoods

January 25, 2013

The City of Winnipeg Transit Department is recommending that the Second leg of Rapid Transit goes east to Waverly and South to the University of Manitoba. The recommendation will …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont, Maybank

Categories: Development, Transit

Serious Motor Vehicle Collision on Academy Road

October 24, 2012

On Tuesday October 23, 2012 at approximately 11:15 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service and other emergency responders, attended to the area of Academy Road and Wilton…

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

Categories: City Hall, Public Safety, Transit

Should the Fire Hall on Grosvenor St. be declared surplus?

September 28, 2012

On September 18, 2012 I held a neighbourhood meeting to discuss if the Fire Hall on Grosvenor Ave should be declared surplus by the City. Alternatives were presented and other opt…

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

Categories: Community Centres, Development, Green Space, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Transit

Winnipeg School Board Begins Formal Process to Sell SJF land

July 16, 2012

June 2012, The School Division has sent a letter out to area residents indicating that they are proceeding with the sale of the school board lands located off Grosvenor St. previou…

Neighbourhoods: J.B. Mitchell, Sir John Franklin

Categories: Development, Green Space, Roads, Transit

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

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

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

Transit service changes to complement April 2012 opening of Southwest Rapid Transit Corridor

November 03, 2011

Winnipeg Transit is recommending service changes to support the opening of the Southwest Rapid Transit Corridor. The opening of Stage One of the Southwest Rapid Transit Corrido…

Categories: Alternative transportation, 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

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

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

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

New Traffic Signal on Academy at Harrow

February 13, 2011

The new traffic signal on Academy at Harrow will begin flashing this week (February 13 – 19).  The signal will be flashing amber for Academy and red for Harrow.  …

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

Categories: Public Safety, Transit

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

TRANSIT PROJECT ON TIME AND ON BUDGET

November 29, 2010

The Southwest Transit Corridor project from downtown to Jubilee Avenue is currently on time and on budgetaccording to a report coming to the Finance Committee this Friday. Council…

Categories: City Hall, Transit

Bike Lockers at the Taylor Park and Ride Location

June 27, 2010

2010 - The City of Winnipeg will install three bike lockers on a pilot basis and evaluate how well the specified locker design functions, and also see what the usage will be at t…

Categories: Alternative transportation, Transit

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

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

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

Enhancing Transit system

October 13, 2009

Categories: Transit