Transit Expansion – Southwest Winnipeg & Beyond
The City is seeking resident’s input on many projects that were underway before Covid-19. Covid-19 is making the public engagement process more difficult, so I will be sending focused messages to residents on issues directly related to Waverley West. To see all the projects the City is gathering input on – please see ENGAGE Winnipeg.
I HIGHLY ENCOURAGE you to review the short term TRANSIT ROUTES bring proposed and offer your feedback @ firstname.lastname@example.org
- These routes are proposed to be implemented over the next 3-7 years.
- We are the fastest growing community in Winnipeg – we have new developments, new schools & a recreation campus being constructed and I fully expect to see transit routes expanded in the very short term (vs 7 years!).
I have two major concerns about the short term transit routes being proposed – see below map with concerns highlighted in red:
- Transit needs to travel further into Prairie Pointe. Stage 4 of Prairie Pointe development is now underway and much housing density is being proposed for the southern most part of Prairie Pointe. This housing will be constructed in the next 2+ years and needs to be supported by transit.
- There is no transit proposed for the new Elementary and High School in Waverley West B, and Recreation Campus which will be constructed/completed in the next 2-3 years
If these are also your concerns, and you have other concerns – please send them to email@example.com
- See CURRENT Transit Routes for Southwest Winnipeg:
- See Proposed Short Term Transit Routes for entire City (next 3-7 years)
- In the short term, transit will be routed beside the Whyte Ridge Community Center and will travel into Fort Whyte Alive. Great news!!
The City of Winnipeg is developing a Transit Master Plan for the City. The planning process started in December 2018.
- See Transit Master Plan for all details including short term and long term proposed routes.
- The plan is based on the model that was just launched (April 12, 2020) in South Winnipeg – termed the ‘spine and feeder’ model – feeder buses picking up residents and taking them to the main ‘spine’ – the new southwest transit corridor.
- Southwest Winnipeg was the ‘test area’ for the larger city wide plan.