Targeted Marketing/Individualized Marketing Backgrounder

Providing new infrastructure and new or improved services is a proven way to increase the number people walking, biking, or taking transit for their day to day travel, but new infrastructure or services shouldn’t be considered as standalone investments. To gain the most from our investments in sustainable transportation, we also need to reach out to people who live, work, and play in the

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Osborne Village to Downtown Walk Bike Bridge & Connections Backgrounder

The 2018 Osborne Village to Downtown Walk Bike Bridge & Connections Study is looking into the potential to build a new pedestrian and bicycle bridge over the Assiniboine River between Fort Rouge Park and McFadyen Park. The study will provide a preliminary design for the bridge, pedestrian and cycling connectivity throughout Osborne Village to Osborne Rapid Transit Station, Norwood Bridge, bike lanes on Nassau

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Churchill Pathway – Churchill Dr to Togo Extension Backgrounder

The Churchill Pathway follows the west side of the Red River from The Forks to Togo Avenue neat the Osborne St Transit Garage where it currently ends. The Churchill Pathway – Churchill Dr to Togo Extension would aim to extend the pathway south to Brandon Ave at Hay St, where a neighbourhood greenway built in 2010 provides a connection south to the St. Vital

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Empress St. Pathway Connections Backgrounder

A pathway along the east side of Empress Street will be built in 2019 as part of the Empress Street and Overpass Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Project, extending from St. Matthews Avenue in the north south over the Empress Street Overpass to the North Assiniboine Parkway. Future plans call for the pathway to be extended north all the way to Saskatchewan Avenue, where it will

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RRC Notre Dame Campus Connections Backgrounder

The current cycling connections to Red River College’s Notre Dame Campus are via the Sherwin Road Pathway on the south side of the campus and the Alexander-Pacific-Elgin Neighbourhood Greenway to the east. Both bikeways were developed prior to adoption of the Pedestrian and Cycling Strategies in 2015 as part of the 2009-2010 Federal Stimulus package. A new connection along Keewatin Street is currently being

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Maple Street Through-Pass Backgrounder

The Maple Street Through-Pass is a potential link beneath the CPR Mainline that would provide an at grade connection between North Point Douglas and South Point Douglas for people on foot or bicycle. The through-pass would make use of an abandoned through-pass along the Maple St. right of way. It’s listed in the 2018 Pedestrian and Cycling Program Action Plan as an unfunded project

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Leila Avenue Functional Bicycle Facility Study Backgrounder

The Pedestrian and Cycling Strategies identify a need to install protected bike lanes on Leila Avenue as part of a key east/west connection across the north end of the city. The 2018 Pedestrian and Cycling Program Action Plan forecasts spending of $250,000 in 2019 for a Functional Bicycle Facility Study on Leila Avenue to engage the public and develop a functional design for the

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Inkster Boulevard Bikeway Backgrounder

While Inkster Boulevard is currently not part of the city’s planned cycling network, we think that it should be. Its wide median (nearly 12m) provides ample room for a bike path. A bike path in the median on Inkster would provide a comfortable, direct connection between the Northwest Hydro Greenway (just west of McPhillips) to the North Winnipeg Parkway (along the western bank of

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Keewatin Street Underpass and Pathway Improvements Backgrounder

In 2018, an off-street pathway was built along Keewatin Street from Burrows Avenue to Inkster Boulevard. This pathway connects with existing off-street pathways on: Keewatin Street/Dr. Jose Rizal Way from Inkster Boulevard to Water Ridge Path, and Inkster Boulevard between Inksbrook Drive and Keewatin Street. In addition, the Keewatin Street Pathway connects to the bike lanes on Church Avenue, where a new traffic signal

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North Winnipeg Parkway Improvements Backgrounder

The North Winnipeg Parkway links Kildonan Park and the Chief Peguis Trail pathways to St; Juhn’s Park, beneath the Harry Lazarenko (Redwood) Bridge, through Michaëlle Jean Park to Rover and Annabella where it connects with the pathway along Waterfront Drive. Numerous sections of the existing pathway are substandard, especially between Michaëlle Jean Park and St. John’s Park, and should be upgraded. A $400,000 study

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