Community Trails Strategy

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Community Trails Strategy Approved by Welland City Council - Feb 15th, 2022

At the City of Welland's General Committee meeting on February 8th, 2022, WSP presented the final Community Trails Strategy to the Committee. You can view the video of the presentation here. (Presentation starts at the 4:30 mark) Following the receipt of the Strategy at General Committee, the Strategy was adopted by Council at their February 15th meeting.

You can view the CTS Report in its entirety here (55MB PDF File) and view the final Staff Report for the project here.



The Community Trails Strategy:


  • Enhances connectivity between trail networks, sidewalks and on-road cycling routes to create an integrated, connected system of trails and active transportation infrastructure.
  • Refines existing plans, particularly the City’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Master Plan, to develop an implementation strategy, project phasing and cost estimates for the proposed network.
  • Connects residents and visitors alike to Welland’s Trails and natural heritage to provide more opportunities for recreation, transportation and access to amenities.
  • Enhances Welland’s position as the Trails Centre of Niagara Region, bringing new tourism and economic development opportunities to the City.


Community Trails Strategy Approved by Welland City Council - Feb 15th, 2022

At the City of Welland's General Committee meeting on February 8th, 2022, WSP presented the final Community Trails Strategy to the Committee. You can view the video of the presentation here. (Presentation starts at the 4:30 mark) Following the receipt of the Strategy at General Committee, the Strategy was adopted by Council at their February 15th meeting.

You can view the CTS Report in its entirety here (55MB PDF File) and view the final Staff Report for the project here.



The Community Trails Strategy:


  • Enhances connectivity between trail networks, sidewalks and on-road cycling routes to create an integrated, connected system of trails and active transportation infrastructure.
  • Refines existing plans, particularly the City’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Master Plan, to develop an implementation strategy, project phasing and cost estimates for the proposed network.
  • Connects residents and visitors alike to Welland’s Trails and natural heritage to provide more opportunities for recreation, transportation and access to amenities.
  • Enhances Welland’s position as the Trails Centre of Niagara Region, bringing new tourism and economic development opportunities to the City.

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