Wonderful Waterloo Archive

This site is maintained by Sam Nabi as a record of the vibrant Wonderful Waterloo community, which was taken offline in 2014. This site is a partial archive, containing some posts from 2009-2013. To read more about the recovery effort and access the data in a machine-readable format, check out the GitHub page.

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Fountain Street and King Street Class EA | Shantz Hill Road to Eagle Street
Post #2831
<font size="5"><font color="blue">Roundabout plan for King-Fountain [...]
U/C Fieldgate Commercial Site - Ira Needles & Highland | 6 m | 1 fl | Sobeys Opens Jan 20
Post #3584
*sigh* More big box stores and another sea of parking on the West Side of Kitchener. <img src=&qu[...]
Guelph Transit Route to Waterloo Region?
Post #3695
I don't see this bus route getting a lot of the work commuters off of highway 7 and onto public tran[...]
Patios
Post #3779
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Highway 7/8 Widening & Improvements | Fischer-Hallman Road to Courtland Avenue
Post #4251
Awesome. It's great to see this project will be starting soon. That section is jammed every rush hou[...]
Highway 7/8 Widening & Improvements | Fischer-Hallman Road to Courtland Avenue
Post #4267
Hmm. Good Point. Maybe this is just the payment for the first phase? I don't remember the details of[...]
Did you know?
Post #4355
This is getting relatively common in larger cities. It is known as a &quot;Green Wave&quot;.[...]
What Does Downtown Need?
Post #4399
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Highway 7/8 Widening & Improvements | Fischer-Hallman Road to Courtland Avenue
Post #4434
I found the relevant thread, but the links to the Waterloo Region website relating to that particula[...]
Small Road & Infrastructure Construction
Post #4753
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Small Road & Infrastructure Construction
Post #4754
Expect construction on these roads in Waterloo Region in 2010:<br /> <br /> [...]
Small Road & Infrastructure Construction
Post #4762
Updated.[...]
Small Road & Infrastructure Construction
Post #4831
Added regional road construction and what work is being done.[...]
The 41 Gastropub
Post #4848
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Small Road & Infrastructure Construction
Post #4874
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Caroline/Erb Intersection
Post #4875
I would be in favour of making all the streets in that area two way. As it is, I try to avoid drivin[...]
Highway 7/8 Widening & Improvements | Fischer-Hallman Road to Courtland Avenue
Post #4933
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Traffic Counts
Post #4937
King and Northfield is surprisingly high on that list; 6th overall, even beating out University and [...]
Traffic Counts
Post #4967
Some of the dates that this data was obtained are on the weekend. This study would be far more usefu[...]
Small Road & Infrastructure Construction
Post #5182
I have added the first draft of a Google Map with all of the roads scheduled to undergo construction[...]
Pizza In Waterloo Region
Post #5505
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Pizza In Waterloo Region
Post #5506
My personal vote for best pizza has to be Pepi's. I still remember when they used to sell it at Rang[...]
Highway 7/8 Widening & Improvements | Fischer-Hallman Road to Courtland Avenue
Post #5588
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Highway 7/8 Widening & Improvements | Fischer-Hallman Road to Courtland Avenue
Post #5605
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Highway 7/8 Widening & Improvements | Fischer-Hallman Road to Courtland Avenue
Post #5619
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Highway 7/8 Widening & Improvements | Fischer-Hallman Road to Courtland Avenue
Post #5623
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VIA Rail News
Post #5716
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Highway 7/8 Widening & Improvements | Fischer-Hallman Road to Courtland Avenue
Post #5760
Here are some pictures of the slides from the Public Information Centre meeting today. It looks like[...]
Highway 7/8 Widening & Improvements | Fischer-Hallman Road to Courtland Avenue
Post #5761
Here are some drawings of the completed project.<br /> <br /> Courtland[...]
Highway 7/8 Widening & Improvements | Fischer-Hallman Road to Courtland Avenue
Post #5781
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Highway 7/8 Widening & Improvements | Fischer-Hallman Road to Courtland Avenue
Post #5784
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Grand River Conservation Authority
Post #5890
<font size="5"><font color="blue">Forest will rise from suburban cor[...]
Highway 7/8 Widening & Improvements | Fischer-Hallman Road to Courtland Avenue
Post #5906
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The Conestoga Parkway: Is it good for K-W?
Post #5925
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The Conestoga Parkway: Is it good for K-W?
Post #5958
There is some good discussion going on here, so I moved it into its own thread.[...]
Pedestrian Charter Steering Committee
Post #6047
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The Conestoga Parkway: Is it good for K-W?
Post #6061
I suspect that another reason for decreased transit ridership in K-W as opposed to London is that Lo[...]
The Conestoga Parkway: Is it good for K-W?
Post #6067
I agree as well. A Trussler interchange would be great.<br /> <br /> F[...]
Grand River Transit
Post #6299
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Grand River Transit
Post #6302
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Grand River Transit
Post #6307
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Grand River Transit
Post #6328
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Alternative Traffic Strategies
Post #6560
I love the idea of converting 4-way stops into roundabouts. I'm not sure I'm keen on the &quot;n[...]
River Road Extension - King Street to Manitou Drive
Post #6630
<div align="center"><font size="5">River Road Extension - King Stree[...]
River Road Extension - King Street to Manitou Drive
Post #6631
<font size="4"><font color="blue">NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT CLASS ENVIR[...]
River Road Extension - King Street to Manitou Drive
Post #6632
<font size="4"><font color="blue">PROJECT STATUS UPDATE<br /> [...]
Grand River Transit
Post #6855
Is the plan to have it call out every bus stop on every route, or just main ones? If its every stop,[...]
Maple Grove and Fountain Street Roundabout
Post #7113
<div align="center"><font size="5">Maple Grove and Fountain Street R[...]
Proposed 401 Widening - Halton to Hespeler
Post #7147
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Arizona Discussion
Post #7277
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Arizona Discussion
Post #7280
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Reconstructing King Street
Post #7375
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Maple Grove and Fountain Street Roundabout
Post #7510
<font size="4"><font color="blue">Anxious councillors approve anothe[...]
Burgers
Post #8251
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Burgers
Post #8482
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Fountain Street and King Street Class EA | Shantz Hill Road to Eagle Street
Post #8832
<b><font size="4"><font color="blue">Cambridge Council Meeting[...]
U/C Fieldgate Commercial Site - Ira Needles & Highland | 6 m | 1 fl | Sobeys Opens Jan 20
Post #8895
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U/C Fieldgate Commercial Site - Ira Needles & Highland | 6 m | 1 fl | Sobeys Opens Jan 20
Post #8898
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Small Suburban Kitchener Construction
Post #9239
It looks like the land at Westmount and the Conestoga Parkway was recently sold. There looks to be a[...]
Small Suburban Kitchener Construction
Post #9241
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Small Uptown Waterloo Construction
Post #9426
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Small Uptown Waterloo Construction
Post #9458
<font size="5"><font color="blue">Waterloo to get secure, sheltered [...]
Small Urban Cambridge Construction
Post #9660
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Proposed Riverbank Lofts | 16m | 4fl | Municipally Approved
Post #11203
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227 King Street South, Waterloo | Photo Tour
Post #14046
That auditoruim would make an awesome multimodal transit hub. K-W's version of Union Station anyone?[...]
Sushi in Waterloo Region
Post #16072
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Oktoberfest 2010 | October 8-16
Post #16123
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The Conestoga Parkway: Is it good for K-W?
Post #18660
Let me start off by saying that I fully agree with the Highway of Heroes designation; the Highway of[...]
The Penny
Post #21160
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The Penny
Post #21213
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U/C Fieldgate Commercial Site - Ira Needles & Highland | 6 m | 1 fl | Sobeys Opens Jan 20
Post #23343
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U/C Fieldgate Commercial Site - Ira Needles & Highland | 6 m | 1 fl | Sobeys Opens Jan 20
Post #23368
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01/21/11 - Highway 401 Closed at Guelph Line
Post #23383
I normally wouldn't post a traffic accident, but the video of this one is absolutely amazing. A tran[...]
U/C HSBC Uptown | 12 m | 3 fl
Post #24134
That is going to be a sharp looking building. I can see it becoming a landmark in Uptown Waterloo.[...]
U/C Fieldgate Commercial Site - Ira Needles & Highland | 6 m | 1 fl | Sobeys Opens Jan 20
Post #24438
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The Weather
Post #24448
I use: <a href="/web/20110209235054/http://radar.weather.gov/ridge/Conus/full_loop.php"[...]
Traffic Counts
Post #26807
Ars Technica has a <a href="/web/20110311081700/http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/2011/02/[...]