Category Archives: Waterloo

A new design for University Avenue and Keats Way – Waterloo

When I was in my third year at the University of Waterloo, I lived in the west end of town, off Keats Way.  My commute by bicycle commute was generally quite enjoyable by North American standards, it took place almost … Continue reading

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Critique of Westheights Drive road diet plan – Kitchener

Westheights Drive is a “community collector street” providing access to the Forest Heights neighbourhood in southwest Kitchener.  It is currently a 4 lane street, with parking permitted in the curb lanes. A look at the streetscape quickly reveals that it is … Continue reading

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A vision for King Street in Uptown Waterloo

In order to demonstrate how separated bicycle lanes could work on King Street between Erb and Central Street, I have made a model of King and Erb, one of two major intersections in the study area.  The other is King … Continue reading

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Critique of Uptown Waterloo Bike Lane Plan

This article was originally posted on WaterlooBikes, on November 12, 2013. The City and Region of Waterloo are working together with IBI Group consultants to design a new streetscape for King Street in uptown Waterloo from University Avenue to Erb Street. There … Continue reading

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