Sunday, May 24, 2015

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service


Sunday, May 24, 2015

Sunday/Holiday Bicycle Route Street Closures


Due to a new by-law amendment regarding Sunday & Holiday bicycle routes, members of the Winnipeg Police Service wish to remind motorists of the guidelines and the fact that enforcement is underway.
Important facts to be aware of regarding this by-law are as follows:

  • Motor vehicle travel on the Sunday/Holiday Bicycle Route is limited to a distance of not more than one block.
  • The dates are fixed in the By-law from the Sunday preceding Victoria Day to Thanksgiving Day Monday, inclusive, and include all Sundays and statutory holidays between these two dates, regardless of weather.
  • The time of the closures is fixed by By-law as 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Signs are posted on all approach roadways to advise motorists they are entering a Sunday/Holiday Bicycle Route. Signs are posted at the end of the closures advising motorists that they are leaving the Sunday/Holiday Bicycle Route.


  • Barricades will no longer be placed along the roadway.
  • A violation of the Sunday/Holiday bicycle route by-law amendment will result in a fine.

There are four streets designated as Sunday/Holiday Bicycle Routes. They are as follows:
Wellington Crescent, Wolseley Avenue, Lyndale Drive and Scotia Street.
More information can be found at the following links:



For further information contact either:
Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
Constable Eric Hofley, Public Information Officer

Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:

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