Creating safe and walkable communities

I hope you’re all staying healthy and safe. During this unique summer, many of us have been spending more time outdoors. Our neighbourhoods are full of many walkable spaces, from the new Chief Peguis Greenway to the Seven Oaks Arena indoor walking track.

These pathways, crosswalks, and sidewalks are not only recreational for many, they are also critical connections to reaching all areas of our community.

I’ve heard your concerns about pedestrian safety and I share them. Ensuring everyone is safe on our streets is a priority. Some of our newer communities are still in need of active transportation infrastructure such as sidewalks. In keeping with this priority, construction of a new sidewalk along King Edward Street to Jefferson Avenue is underway.

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