ST. THOMAS, ON — The City of St. Thomas is excited to announce a major improvement to the active transportation network. Phase 1 of the South Path will be complete the week of June 19 which includes 1.0km of 3.0m wide asphalt multi-use path including three pedestrian crossings along the way. The path was completed in partnership with the Elgin St. Thomas Public Health Unit, Doug Tarry Limited, and Hayhoe Homes to connect residents to major destinations on the south side such as Pinafore Park and the Doug Tarry Complex.
The City is eager to start phase 2 of the South Path in the fall of 2017 (For a breakdown of phasing see the attached photo below).
Active transportation is continuing to improve in the City of St. Thomas with the goal of creating a more connected network. The City and partners believe that offering active transportation routes, such as multi-use paths, bike lanes and trails allow residents to live a healthier life. A trail map below highlights the designated active transportation paths across the City.
Source of news release & photos: City of St. Thomas