City asks: How do you get where you’re going?
Winnipeggers invited to shape the future of Winnipeg’s transportation network
Released: 12:01 p.m.
Winnipeg, MB – Planning for the future of Winnipeg’s transportation network is now underway, and residents are being asked to share how they get where they’re going.
Transportation Master Plan: 2050 (TMP2050) is a multi-component study that will provide the long-term vision for transportation in Winnipeg, and the methods and means to move our city and people into the future. Through a combination of technical research, data analysis, and public and stakeholder engagement, TMP2050 will help ensure our transportation system supports quality of life and economic vitality for years to come.
The study will result in an action plan that includes recommendations on challenges and opportunities relating to existing and future: infrastructure; public rights-of-way; public services such as transit, parking, and traffic management; rules and regulations; and human behaviours.
Phase 1 of public engagement seeks to learn more about how Winnipeggers use the transportation network and what they value, and understand how transportation could support a better quality of life for residents.
Engagement opportunities include:
Online panel and workshop
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Where are we going? Hear thoughts on the past, present and future of transportation in Winnipeg from a variety of perspectives. Together, we will reflect on how transportation supports a better quality of life for all Winnipeggers and will begin a discussion about how we can move our city forward.
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Can’t make it to the virtual event on November 24? Have more to say after attending? Join us for another discussion. Participants will be provided with a digital video recording of the panel discussion to review ahead of this event. We will then welcome participants online for an in-depth discussion reflecting on how transportation can support a better quality of life for all Winnipeggers and how we can move our city forward.
Online survey and mapping tool
November 10 through December 11, 2020
How do you move around Winnipeg and why? We want to hear more about what you value and why you move the way you do. Visit the maps tab to share the locations of barriers you face when moving through Winnipeg.
Social media visioning
November 10 through December 11, 2020
Share your vision for Winnipeg’s transportation network on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using words, text, photography, drawing, video or anything other means you come up with and use the hashtags #tmp2050 and #gettherewpg.
Submissions welcome through December 11, 2020
With in-person discussions limited by COVID-19, we’re inviting Winnipeggers to host virtual, small-group discussions with friends, family, colleagues, and community groups using the discussion kit. Watch the introductory video, work through the planning framework, and watch a recording of the panel discussion (after November 24) to get the ideas flowing. Submit your completed discussion guide to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download the discussion kit
Playgrounds, skate parks, and other outdoor recreation amenities to close in response to COVID-19
Released: 2:17 p.m.
Winnipeg, MB – As part of our commitment to ensuring the health and safety of our residents and employees, and in consideration of Winnipeg being elevated to Critical (Red) in the Province of Manitoba’s Pandemic Response System, the City of Winnipeg is closing all City-owned and operated playgrounds, skate parks, and recreational sports fields effective immediately.
While not currently in operation, winter-based outdoor recreation, including City-owned and operated toboggan slides and outdoor rinks are also included in this closure.
These amenities will remain closed under the current public health orders.
City parks and dog parks will remain open at this time; however, residents are reminded to observe appropriate physical distancing while using these spaces. Group sizes are limited to no more than five people.
The public’s cooperation with the closures is appreciated. In the event the closures are not respected, the City will be able to enforce this measure.
The City’s By-Law Enforcement Officers began enforcing the Province of Manitoba’s COVID-19 public health orders as they relate to closed facilities, occupancy limits, and physical distancing requirements on November 6, 2020.
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