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College Ave Bike Lane to Get Protection

Westbound bike lane on College Avenue to get physical protection at Edinburgh Road intersection

Guelph Bike Lane Protection Guelph NewsA physical barrier is being installed to help keep people riding bikes in the westbound bike lane on College Avenue at Edinburgh Road safe.

The 30-metre precast concrete curb barrier will include flexible traffic bollards mounted on top. It will be installed this summer.

Why is the protective barrier needed?

Guelph Bike Lane Protection Guelph NewsAs part of our commitment to Vision Zero and serious injuries and fatalities on our roads, the City is proactively adding safety features to reduce potential conflicts between people on bicycles and people driving to keep all road users safe. Protective barriers make roads safer for people cycling and people driving. The barrier being installed at the Edinburgh/College intersection is to address reported collisions and near-misses at this specific location.

The bike lanes on College Avenue will be fully upgraded to all ages and abilities (AAA) cycling facilities in 2024-2025 as part of the College Avenue Protected Cycling project.

For more information about cycling facilities in Guelph visit guelph.ca/bike.

For more information

Kate Berry, Project Manager, Sustainable Transportation
Engineering and Transportation Services
City of Guelph
519-822-1260 extension 2357

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