On the Move! Transportation in Berlin History

The ION light rail transit systems is just the most recent chapter in Kitchener’s transportation history.

Explore earlier chapters about the varied ways people travelled around the city in different eras of Kitchener, and earlier Berlin: walking, biking and driving in various vehicles.

Learn about a local bicycle company; the arrival of the railroad; how the car reshaped the city; Berlin/Kitchener’s first electric streetcar and the man who helped bring the electricity to power it.

Walk through downtown Kitchener and transport yourself back in time!

Availability:Sunday August 21 @ 2:30 – 3:45 pm
Downtown Kitchener
Duration: 75 minutes
Distance Covered: 1.7 km
Accessibility: Walk follows city sidewalks and route is adapted around construction.

Good to know:

  • We walk rain or shine, so dress for the weather!
  • This walk begins in front of TheMuseum. It ends very nearby, at Charles and Queen.
Want to customize your Stroll with us?

We’d be happy to work with you to create the best experience possible.