Transportation & Public Works
Engineering Services Division
This division is responsible for the design and administration of capital projects, construction or reconstruction of roads, sidewalks, sewers and watermains, survey and inspection activities for department and corporate needs, project management and engineering services for City-owned industrial land development, transportation engineering to promote the safe and efficient movement of people and goods, parking lot operations and enforcement, the supervised school crossing program and street lighting.
Public Works Operations Division
This division is generally responsible for the operation and maintenance of the City's existing infrastructure. The core services include road maintenance, operation and maintenance of the water distribution system, operation and maintenance of the sanitary sewer collection system, and animal control services. The division is also responsible for fleet maintenance programs for all City vehicles and equipment and is responsible for the maintenance of the department's buildings/facilities.
Asset Management & Support Services Division
This division is responsible for maintaining an inventory of infrastructure, long-term capital planning, recommending preventive maintenance programs, prioritizing capital programs and monitoring activities that relate to the acquisition, maintenance and renewal of infrastructure, and assessing condition of infrastructure to determine the most cost effective alternatives (ie. replacement, rehabilitation, maintenance) to achieve sustainable infrastructure management. Asset Management and Support Services provides the lead role for implementation of all technological change within the department.
Included in this division is the responsibility for providing managerial, secretarial, clerical and financial accounting support services for the department, including public inquiries and requests for services.
Please note: The Region of Waterloo is responsible for the public transportation in the entire region, via Grand River Transit.
The Corporate Sustainability Plan (CSP) is an overarching, umbrella document that guides the Corporation of the City of Cambridge's actions to implement the existing and future City Master Plans and Strategic Plans. At the forefront of the planning process is the City's intent to sustainably implement its suite of existing Master and Strategic Plans that have been adopted by Council, before recommending new sustainability initiatives.
For the City of Cambridge Corporate Sustainability Plan visit Corporate Sustainability Plan (CSP)