Knowledge Centre Case Studies

Spur Line Trail; Region of Waterloo, ON

Posted on March 16, 2017
The Spur Line Trail is located in the Region of Waterloo and is a 2.4 km long off-road multi- use trail that runs adjacent to an active rail corridor and connects Uptown Waterloo with Downtown Kitchener and the Kitchener GO ...Read More

George & Water Streets; City of Peterborough, ON

Posted on March 16, 2017
George Street and Water Street in Peterborough are the two main north-south one-way streets running through downtown Peterborough. The bike lanes’ northern terminus connects to the Rotary Greenway Trail, while at the south they end adjacent to trails along the waterfront.

Beachwood Road; Simcoe County, ON

Posted on March 16, 2017
Formerly under provincial authority, Beachwood Road was downloaded to the Towns of Collingwood and Wasaga Beach after a bypass route was constructed. Beachwood Road is a strategic link and now the safest route for cyclists between the two towns.

Merrittville Highway; Region of Niagara, ON

Posted on March 16, 2017
The Region of Niagara is building a multi-use path along an existing stretch of the Merrittville Highway which features significant and growing traffic for students travelling to and from Brock University. The path will link into existing and proposed paths ...Read More

Hurst Drive; Barrie, ON

Posted on March 16, 2017
Hurst Drive connects the southeast end of Barrie to the Waterfront and is considered a major thoroughfare for the city. The project stretches from Big Bay Point to Cox Mill Road along Hurst Drive and adds an important cycling connection ...Read More

Highway 12 Multi-use Path; City of Orillia, ON

Posted on March 16, 2017
The redevelopment of the intechange between Highways 11 and 12 in Orillia paved the way for an active transportation component on the east-west overpass. The bike lane will be the only strong cycling connection to the west side of Orillia, which ...Read More

East Avenue; City of Kitchener, ON

Posted on March 16, 2017
The City of Kitchener implemented a bike lane and road diet along East Avenue from Borden Avenue to Frederick Street, which had an existing bike lane. East Avenue is serviced by a local bus route, multiple schools, and parkland which ...Read More

Urban Trail Upgrades; City of Guelph, ON

Posted on March 16, 2017
The Guelph Cycling Master Plan was developed in 2012 with the goal of shifting mode share towards cycling and away from driving. However, as the infrastructure was built (nearly 50% complete), planners found they were not getting the ridership they were ...Read More

Garden Avenue; City of Brantford, ON

Posted on March 16, 2017
Located at the edge of Brantford’s urban area, improvements along Garden Avenue from Colborne Street to Elgin Street were implemented to improve safety, calm traffic, enhance the public realm, and enable active transportation access. Painted bike lanes and sidewalks were installed on ...Read More

Cottontail Road Trail; Wellington County, ON

Posted on March 16, 2017
The Cottontail Road Trail is a mostly off-road trail that now runs 14km in its entirety through the pastoral landscape of rural Wellington County. The trail represents the completion of the Trans Canada Trail through the county and connects two ...Read More
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