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Open Streets Windsor: The Route, Crossing Points For Cars, Bus Detours, Road Closures

Saturday October 16th, 2021, 9:15am


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Here is all you need to know for Open Streets Windsor this Sunday. The event runs from 10am to 2pm.

The Route:

The route is approximately 8 km long and extends from Sandwich Town to Ford City.

The route makes its way down Riverside Drive, to the downtown and then it shifts up to University Avenue, and then onto Wyandotte Street.

A detailed listing of the planned activities and hubs can be found here.


With Halloween just around the corner, participants are encouraged this year to decorate their bikes or mobility devices or wear costumes themselves. Costumes that limit the mobility of the wearer or impede sight lines for others should be avoided.

Road Closures:

Windsor Police will begin closing the route to vehicular traffic at 9am for the start of the event at 10am. The streets will start to reopen at 3pm.

Crossing Points for Cars:

For those who just need to get from point A to point B along the event route, vehicles will be able to cross at the following 11 signalized intersections:

  • Goyeau Street at University Avenue East

  • McDougall Street at University Avenue East

  • Glengarry Avenue at University Avenue East

  • Parent Avenue at Wyandotte Street East

  • Gladstone Avenue at Wyandotte Street East

  • Lincoln Road at Wyandotte Street East

  • Walker Road at Wyandotte Street East

Transit Windsor Detours:

Click here for detours during Open Streets.


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