Skip to main content

Parking spots could be cut from Winnipeg's Burrows Avenue

Burrows Avenue could see a cut to some of its parking spots. Burrows Avenue could see a cut to some of its parking spots.
Share

Winnipeg’s public service is recommending that the city cut down more than 30 parking spots along Burrows Avenue, citing safety concerns.

This recommendation comes as the City of Winnipeg is working to prevent the disproportionate number of ‘t-bone’ crashes on Burrows between Main and McPhillips Streets.

According to the public service, it would be safer for drivers to cross Burrows if parking was not permitted within 15 metres of these intersections, which are controlled by stop signs. It notes that trimming down the parking spots would give drivers a better view of oncoming traffic.

Now, the public service recommends a cut of 33 parking spots along Burrows.

Between 2016 and 2020, drivers reported 110 right-angle collisions on that stretch of Burrows, with about two-thirds of these crashes ending in injury.

Winnipeg city councillors will discuss the public service’s recommendation next week.

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

Baseball legend Willie Mays has died at 93

Willie Mays, the electrifying 'Say Hey Kid' whose singular combination of talent, drive and exuberance made him one of baseball's greatest and most beloved players, has died. He was 93.

Strange monolith pops up in Nevada desert

Jutting out of the rocks in a remote mountain range near Las Vegas, the strange monolith imitates the vast desert landscape surrounding the mountain peak where it has been erected.

Stay Connected