All posts by: City of Edmonton

ETS puts a wrap on Pride Week 2019! 🏳️‍🌈

A vividly coloured, expertly decalled and lovingly designed Edmonton Transit Service bus is now part of the fleet and out on the street. “We’re pretty excited to unveil our new Pride bus to the pe...

Composting facility closes, Edmontonians reminded to stay the course

Edmontonians are urged to continue grasscycling and backyard composting with news the Edmonton Composting Facility has closed permanently for safety reasons. “We encourage people to continue to gras...

We the north, too!

In the gym at the Victoria School of the Arts in Edmonton—which is about 3,300 km west of Toronto, the centre, right now, of the Canadian basketball universe — junior high basketball player Akira...

Accessibility on Transit: ETS Travel Training

Editor’s Note: National AccessAbility Week is May 28 to June 3. It’s a time for Edmontonians and Canadians everywhere to adopt the spirit of inclusion and accessibility. Because Edmontonians like ...

TLC for LRT Volume 4: 66th Street Tunnel Update

Here’s one of the questions ETS is hearing a lot these days: why are Capital Line trains running every 12 minutes during peak hours between Churchill and Clareview LRT stations? The two-second answe...

What could change, what isn’t changing with speed limits

City traffic experts will spend the next seven months building a new, community-inspired speed limit structure for local residential and collector roads in Edmonton. The new speed limit bylaw, which s...

This is Who we are: Brian Golightly, Information Ace

Editor’s Note: Today we continue a series of video stories about City of Edmonton employees. In their own words. But, first, just a few more of ours. Together, the 14,000 people who work for the Cit...

Peace Officers Out N’ About in the Community

“Ranger! Ranger!” children exclaim excitedly as they circle around a tree trunk, hidden on the forest floor. The park ranger runs over, stoops over to inspect the tree trunk and patiently explains...

Building support for women in engineering

Go ahead, ask Anjum Mullick what percentage of practising engineers and geoscientists in Alberta are women. The answer—and the challenge—come quickly. “Thirteen per cent,” she said. “We are ...

Edmonton’s art of steel steals hearts

The new Walterdale Bridge, the new funicular, and the so-new-it’s-not-open-yet Stanley A. Milner Library won big awards at the recent Alberta Steel Design Awards of Excellence. “A city is built ou...

New tools show City of Edmonton’s pesticide usage

The City of Edmonton has launched two new tools to visually show where city crews plan to apply pesticides each day as well as GPS data on where crews have already treated for mosquitoes. Edmonton is ...

High Lights of High Street

Recently, there has been some attention on the traffic signals in the High Street area around 102 Avenue and 125 Street. To help drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians who travel through this intersection...

Full steam ahead: final piece of puzzle in place for Valley Line West and Metro Northwest extension

Edmonton is on track to continue expanding our LRT network after City Council greenlit the remaining funding needed for two major projects. On Tuesday, April 30, 2019, Council approved the City’s $5...

Get Ready in the Park Returns

After a record-breaking attendance of 25,000 last year, emergency response organizations from across the Edmonton region eagerly await their return to Get Ready in the Park at Hawrelak Park on Saturda...

This is who we are: Julie Stormer

Editor’s Note: Today we continue a series of video stories about City of Edmonton employees. In their own words. But, first, just a few more of ours. Together, the 14,000 people who work for the Cit...

TLC for LRT Volume 3: Central Station Final Update

After three weeks of round-the-clock construction and maintenance, work on the platform at Central Station is now finished. Complete with upgraded energy-efficient, bright, LED lighting, a new ceiling...

TLC for LRT Volume 2: Central Station Update

Editor’s note: To keep ETS customers in the loop and up to speed on the ongoing work at Central Station, we’re providing weekly updates on construction milestones. Week 2 followed a productive fir...

This is who we are: Edmonton Fire Rescue Services Peer Support Team

Editor’s Note: Today we continue a series of video stories about City of Edmonton employees. In their own words. But, first, just a few more of ours. Together, the 14,000 people who work for the Ci...

TLC for LRT Volume 1: Central Station Update

The platform at Central Station is closed to passengers until April 27 to allow for upgrades to the station’s infrastructure. Trains are still passing through the station, but are not stopping to pi...

Our LRT cookies policy in action! 🍪🙏

Thank you. That was the simple but heartfelt message that Edmonton Transit Service teams and City of Edmonton leaders, armed with coffee and cookies, brought to Metro Line LRT customers Thursday after...

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