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Share your views on changes to city parking

Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023 04:28 PM

The public can now comment on a plan to make the Thunder Bay Parking Authority financially sustainable.

The Parking Authority Financial Plan will be presented to City Council as a First Report on Monday, Dec. 11, and will be re-presented with public feedback on Jan. 22, 2024.

Some of the recommended changes include increasing parking rates and introducing paid parking at the waterfront.

As part of the public review period, the City is looking for feedback on the plan including what parking...

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City of Thunder Bay accepting submissions for SnowDay sculptures

Posted on Thursday, December 07, 2023 03:37 PM

As part of the 2024 SnowDay on the Waterfront, taking place on Family Day, Feb. 19, the City of Thunder Bay’s Recreation and Culture Division announced today its annual Call to Artists for Snow Sculpture submissions.

“New elements and enhancements are in store for this year’s event, including extended hours in the evening to highlight exciting light effects planned as part of an overall immersive public art installation,” said Louisa Costanzo, Supervisor, Cultural Development, Community...

Section of May Street closed for infrastructure repairs

Posted on Thursday, December 07, 2023 10:17 AM

A section of May Street between Donald Street and Victoria Avenue will be closed today to complete necessary infrastructure repairs.

Drivers and pedestrians can expect delays in the area, and are asked to use extra caution.

The work is expected to be completed this afternoon, with the road opening by 5 p.m.

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Contact:       David Briand, Supervisor - Water Distribution/Wastewater Collection Operations & Maintenance, 807-474-4819

Ongoing storm sewer work keeps Algoma Street closed

Posted on Thursday, December 07, 2023 09:49 AM

North Algoma Street will be closed between St. George Avenue and Dawson Street starting this afternoon due to additional work required for the storm sewer repair located near the intersection of north Algoma Street and Dawson Street. 

North and South bound traffic flow on Algoma will be detoured to St. George Avenue and Dawson Street. Pedestrians and motorists can expect delays in this area, and are encouraged use caution and reduce speeds in the detoured area. 

The duration of this road closure is...

Have Your Say on Roads and Active Transportation Levels of Service

Posted on Friday, December 01, 2023 03:26 PM

If you walk, bike, wheel or drive, the City of Thunder Bay wants your feedback to help shape the Asset Management Plan.

Three short surveys have been released looking for input on Roads, Street Lighting and Traffic Signals, Bridges and Culverts, as well as Active Transportation (bike lanes, sidewalks and multi-use trails).

“Knowing how often people are using our roads and active transportation infrastructure, how they are using it and if they feel safe while doing so helps us better plan for the...