Tag Archive | GRT

A transportation challenge for the Waterloo Region Record

A transportation challenge for the Waterloo Region Record

I challenge the Waterloo Region Record to step up and show its corporate social responsibility on transportation issues. Full details follow but first why I have decided to make this new challenge. Some progress I have noticed a difference in the Waterloo Region Record’s coverage of transportation issues over the past few months. It appears to […]

King & Ottawa is the next King & Victoria

King & Ottawa is the next King & Victoria

A year ago, I was at an event hosted by the Economic Development Department for the City of Kitchener. At a “the sky’s the limit” session, I suggested that the King and Ottawa intersection should be the new King and Victoria. By that I meant that it was another major downtown intersection that was underutilized […]

An update on Auditorium parking

An update on Auditorium parking

Here is a quick update on plans for parking and transportation due to the Auditorium expansion. The vast majority of what was presented was similar to what was presented at last month’s meeting. I’ll stick here to new information. Good news! There were a few points in the Rangers presentation of the plan that they […]

Auditorium Neighbourhood Association: Response to Plan for Parking

The Auditorium Neighbourhood Association (ANA)  is the only neighbourhood near the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium with an active, formal neighbourhood group. My neighbourhood is just across Weber Street so we have common interests such as parking and transportation needs of patrons using the Aud. Therefore, I was asked to lead the ANA’s committee how use of […]

Auditorium Expansion: Completing the plan for parking and transportation

Auditorium Expansion: Completing the plan for parking and transportation

In my last post, I looked at the Kitchener Rangers plan for parking at the expanded Auditorium. I described it as a major step in the right direction. In this post, I’ll share concerns and ideas from last week’s meeting and my own recommendations for taking another major step in the right direction. Feedback is […]

My new ride

My new ride

Yes, I’ll admit it. We were a two car family. Now thanks to a membership with Grand River Carshare, I have a new ride–many new rides actually. We have deliberately chosen a different lifestyle. When I started to work out of an office in downtown Kitchener, I decided that walking was the best way to get […]