Vibrant New Rainbow Crosswalk Installed At Water & King Near Millennium Park

The City of Peterborough installed a rainbow crosswalk at Water & King this week to celebrate inclusiveness and diversity in the community.

Photo courtesy DBIA

Photo courtesy DBIA

City of Peterborough Councillor Kemi Akapo tweeted about its impact along with these photos…

The crosswalk has garnered positive reaction from the community.

“I’m so proud of our city for the message this makes. #LoveisLove🌈,” says Kate Wells on a DBIA Facebook thread regarding the new crosswalk.

”This is awesome ... any little step to make everyone feel welcome in this city will help it grow in a positive way,” adds Martin Boruta in the same thread.

Photo via  @kemi_akapo

Photo via @kemi_akapo

Some commenters mentioned they’d love to see more crosswalks painted in these vibrant colours (there is one other rainbow crosswalk in Peterborough on the campus of Fleming College). Christine Densmore had this to say: “Well don't just color one Crosswalk, color them all in Peterborough! It looks super cute! Happy and bright❤ Creative! 😃”

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