Tag Archive | The Aud expansion

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 […]

Auditorium Expansion: Where they will park

Auditorium Expansion: Where they will park

If we built the Auditorium today, it would be expected to have enough parking for maximum capacity. The expectations should not be any different when it is expanding by nearly 1,000 seats especially when the residential neighbourhoods around it are pretty much maxed out for street parking. On Thursday night, the Kitchener Rangers took a major step […]

Auditorium Expansion: Learn about the options for where they will park

Auditorium Expansion: Learn about the options for where they will park

I’ve been looking forward to providing you with an update on the plans for parking and transportation for the soon to be expanded Kitchener Auditorium. I can now let you know that the city and the Rangers have organized a meeting to include the public as a part of their process before the plan goes […]

Making parking and transportation a priority for Auditorium expansion

Last night city council considered the motion to expand the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium by 1,000 seats. If you would like a recap, check out the coverage by 570 News and the Waterloo Region Record. I’ll jump right to the end result, which saw the original motion amended to request that the Rangers start their shuttle […]

Auditorium Expansion: Seriously. Where will they park?

On Monday night, I will appear before City Council though to recommend they not support the motion presented to them (see p. 5 of 8)–at least not as is. What follows is a part two of why I make this recommendation. Here is part one. If you would like to attend in support that would be great. […]