Transportation

Metro Line Update: new signalling system taking shape

The City of Edmonton is digging in on the signalling system for the Metro Line LRT. Construction and installation of the new system will begin soon and take about a year. Edmontonians will start to se...

What’s the forecast for Edmonton’s snow, ice control this winter?

Edmonton is a winter city. We have big winters and we need a big snow-clearing toolkit to make streets, paths, lanes and sidewalks safe for Edmontonians, no matter how they travel. These tools include...

Belvedere and Castle Downs Transit Centres Reopen

Transit Centers are sheltered waiting areas located where several bus routes and/or LRT alignments converge. To City administration transit centres are at the heart of how we get around Edmonton. To t...

We asked, you answered: where the LRT will take you

Our question was straightforward: where will the LRT take you? Your answers went here, there and way over there. We asked our question as part of a contest to win one of three nifty City of Edmonton-b...

Heart of Strathearn visible in heart of Strathearn ❤️

Edmonton is home to many unique neighbourhoods. Strathearn is one. The community in south central Edmonton traces its history back to the mid-1880s and the River Lots 21 and 23 that grew into what is ...

📸 Taking shape: Valley Line Southeast update 3

Winter is coming. The Valley Line Southeast project team is making tracks in a race against the changing seasons.  Along most of the $1.8-billion project, which will provide a new public transportati...

“We are taking concrete steps toward creating an inclusive city for everyone”

Edmonton is a diverse city made up of people from across Alberta and Canada and around the world. Many different cultures have come together to help build our city. As a municipal government, we want ...

LRT expansion celebrates back to school with chance to win

Edmonton’s LRT network is expanding, and the City has been collecting stories from Edmontonians about why they choose LRT and where the future expansion will take them!  These loyal riders shared t...

Collisions, corrosion addressed in new snow and ice safety research

Editor’s Note: This afternoon, Gord Cebryk, who is the City of Edmonton’s Deputy City Manager, City Operations, met with news media reflecting public interest in and concern about the City’s sno...

🛴 Getting ready for e-scooter share in Edmonton

The City has officially opened the path to electric scooter, bike and e-bike share service in Edmonton. It’s likely that private-sector e-scooters will be the first to receive a licence to operate. ...

📸 Taking shape: Valley Line Southeast update 2

Mother Nature kept Valley Line Southeast construction workers on their toes as they adapted to changing weather conditions earlier this summer. Despite the weather, the team made significant progress ...

What is the Language of the Path?

Did you know that Edmonton has more than 160 kilometres of shared pathways and trails to enjoy? Our pathways and trails are used for a multitude of activities: dog walks, bike rides, rollerblading, ru...

Valley Line West construction prep: Everything you need to know about building condition assessments

As the City of Edmonton gets ready to begin construction on Valley Line West LRT, we’re working hard to make sure property owners along the route are ready. Building condition assessments are a key ...

TLC for LRT, Vol. 6: light at the end of 66 St tunnel

On July 17, crews finished the rail replacement at the 66th Street tunnel between Coliseum and Belvedere. With both tracks open, ETS operated Capital Line trains at regular weekday frequency from July...

Where will you go? LRT expansion is giving you a chance to win

Edmonton’s LRT network is expanding. Construction on the Valley Line Southeast has been underway since 2016, and the tracks, stops and stations are taking shape. In 2020, work is anticipated to begi...

We heard you: new bus routes

The countdown is on for the launch of the proposed new Edmonton Transit Service (ETS)  routes in late summer 2020.  It’ll be a big deal, changing all 100+ bus routes overnight. Of course, the plan...

Breaking the ice on Edmonton’s snow and ice pilot project

Over the past few days, there’s been some attention given to the City of Edmonton’s approach to snow and ice. We feel it’s important to take a moment to provide some context. On June 26, Adminis...

TLC for LRT Volume 5: Laying down tiles and tracks

Editor’s note at the start of your read: Here’s your latest edition of TLC for LRT. We appreciate your continued interest in our continued interest in work big and small to keep you comfortable, s...

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...

Taking shape: a quick Valley Line Southeast tour!

Here are some pics at key locations to give you a sense of what’s building—both infrastructure and excitement—along the Valley Line Southeast LRT line. The City of Edmonton and TransEd Partners ...

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