Residents invited to weigh in on Moving on Marion

Residents invited to weigh in on Moving on Marion

City collecting feedback on options for Complete Streets concept, impact of intersection improvements

Released: 1:09 p.m.

Winnipeg, MB – The City of Winnipeg is looking to get more people moving more effectively on Marion Street, and is relying on public feedback to help shape the corridor’s future.

Phase 2 of the Moving on Marion Street Project opens today, with Winnipeggers able to have their say on a series of proposed treatments for the area, including roadway safety improvements, active transportation options, and subtle changes to the roadway designed to have big impacts on traffic flow and reduce congestion.

Through a series of online workshops and an online survey, the City is hoping to determine public opinion on:

  • How best to incorporate pedestrian and cycling infrastructure improvements
  • How the Marion-Goulet couplet (the pairing of streets from St. Mary’s Avenue to Dufresne Avenue) could be transformed into a community-focused roadway that equally serves motor vehicles, pedestrians, cyclists, Winnipeg Transit, and business (Complete Streets concept)
  • Whether recommended improvements to safety, roadway alignment, sightlines, and turning movements at the Youville-Marion intersection meet Winnipeggers’ needs
  • Whether proposed improvements mitigate traffic flow and safety issues at three primary locations: Marion-Archibald; Marion-Panet-Dawson; and Lagimodiere-Marion/Lagimodiere-Dugald
  • How Winnipeggers feel the proposed options and recommended improvements could change how they travel through the project area as a whole

The recommendations and options presented in this phase of the project were developed based on a combination of policy direction, as well as technical analysis and what we heard from Winnipeggers in Phase 1 of the project, which took place in early 2019.

What we hear in this phase of engagement will help ensure the eventual design reflects the values and priorities of Winnipeggers.

Opportunities to engage are open through April 28, 2022. More information on engagement opportunities can be found at winnipeg.ca/movingonmarion.


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