Ongoing Opportunities for Engagement
Empress Street and Overpass Reconstruction and Rehabilitation
Thank you to those who attended the public open house on the Empress Street and Overpass Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Project on October 10, 2018. Detailed design of the project is now complete with the first phase of construction now underway, with completion of the overall project anticipated by summer 2020 with a budget of approximately $22.8 million.
If you were unable to attend, please view the open house boards online and complete the online comment form, available until October 24, 2018. For more information, please visit winnipeg.ca/empress.
Citizens encouraged to get involved on Boards and Commissions
The City of Winnipeg is accepting applications for positions on various Boards and Commissions until October 19, 2018.
If you are interested, please visit the link for more information and apply online or access application forms at City of Winnipeg – 2019 Citizen Appointments to Boards & Commissions.
West Alexander to East Exchange Update
The protected bike lanes along McDermot Avenue and Bannatyne Avenue are now open from Waterfront Drive to Sherbrook Street. The City is continuing to work on additional back-in angled parking on James Avenue, Rupert Avenue, Hargrave Street, and Albert Street. View the Detailed Design drawings.
For more information, please visit winnipeg.ca/walkbikeprojects.
New Bike Infrastructure - A User's Guide
Thank you for your participation in walk bike projects since the approval of the Pedestrian and Cycling Strategies. Your input has helped to improve design and decision making that balances the needs of all road users.
Walk bike projects have since been designed and built, and the City of Winnipeg has rolled out new bike infrastructure throughout the city, including new features that will help increase safety and improve traffic flow for Winnipeg cyclists, motorists, and pedestrians. The City has a guide to outlines these new features and how to use them properly.
For more information, please visit winnipeg.ca/bikelanefeatures.