The following article appeared in the June 26 edition of the Guelph Mercury: The city will forge ahead with a one-year pilot program offering two-hours of free on-street parking downtown. Council passed the motion last night at a special meeting dedicated solely to the parking issue.
Recently staff were requested to review the existing parking restrictions on Norwich Street East between Woolwich Street and Cardigan Street to determine if on-street daytime parking could be provided.
Please be advised that concerns have been received regarding vehicles parking on both sides of Muskoka Drive. As a result City staff completed a review of the on-street parking on Muskoka Drive.
I would like to draw your attention to an article that was co-authored by Donald Shoup who is a UCLA professor in urban economics and considered the leading expert on the topic of parking in depressed urban areas. The article explores how one community actually pulled its community out of a slump by charging for […]
The following article appeared in the June 22 edition of the Guelph Tribune: City council figures it might be better to provide an hour or two of free downtown parking in lots and parkades, rather than on the streets. By a vote of 8-5, council voted Monday to send the issue back to staff for […]
The following editorial appeared in the May 12th edition of the Guelph Mercury. We appear to have voted in real leaders this time It’s time for some shameless cheerleading. Lots of people think one government is pretty much like any other, and voting doesn’t matter much. Guelph’s new city council has already proven them wrong. […]
A new Tim Hortons donut shop is proposed for the corner of Woodlawn Road and Victoria Street. A committee of adjustment hearing is needed for a variance to the parking requirements. A constituent writes: We would like to register our objection to the variance from bylaw requirements that has been requested for the construction of […]
Staff have responded to the concern about changes to traffic control (stop sign removal) and parking on Cardigan Street. “Please be advised that we have reviewed the matter of relocating the stop sign from Cardigan St to Norwich St and a decision has been made not to proceed further. The notification signage and temporary stop […]
With construction underway on the new City Hall in Downtown Guelph, many short term parking spaces were eliminated to create a staging area for construction materials. This may not seem significant unless you are a merchant on Carden street. The city is also proposing to relocate the bus transfer hub to Carden Street from the […]