Roads, sidewalks and trails

We maintain a network of city roads, sidewalks and trails. The Region of Waterloo manages public transitregional roads, and traffic lights. Waterloo North Hydro looks after replacing street lights.

Road, sidewalk and trail closures

View all closures in the City of Waterloo. Find links to closures in other cities and on regional and provincial roads.

Loose leaf collection

Service for the 2020 season starts in late October. Find your zone and estimate collection date.

Snow removal

Learn more about how we keep roads, sidewalks and trails clear during winter, and how to report uncleared areas.

Active transportation expansion

To help distancing during COVID-19, we're creating safer spaces for walking, cycling and other modes of active transportation.

Cycling

Find cycling maps, register for our online newsletter, find bike parking options and learn more about cycling safety.

Trails

We have over 150 km of off-road and multi-use trails. Find trail locations, maps and descriptions here.

Traffic calming

How to initiate a traffic calming study, learn about the process from start to finish and find information on traffic calming policy.

Crossing guards

Find crossing guards locations throughout Waterloo and the traffic criteria we use to place them.

Construction projects

Find out what roads and trails are under construction or planned over the next year.

Driveways and curb cuts

Locate a water valve on your driveway prior to paving, or request a curb cut.

Road occupancy permit

A permit is required to a occupy or close a city road, sidewalk or boulevard to conduct work or other activities.

Special event permit

A permit is required for events that interfere with the normal flow of traffic or require a full sidewalk or road closure.