LRT

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...

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...

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...

Metro Line update: City issues Termination Notice to Thales

The City of Edmonton has issued a Termination Notice to Thales, ending a relationship of more than seven years with the company contracted to provide the signalling system for the Metro Line LRT. The ...

Check out the updated Valley Line West LRT

It was 2009. City Council approved the Transportation Master Plan along with the City’s Strategic Plans and Edmonton’s 2040 LRT vision was born. The vision was an LRT Network Plan that called for ...

One step for the LRT, one giant leap for Edmontonians

Two new light rail transit (LRT) extensions took a giant leap forward on Monday, March 11, 2019 following major funding commitments from the federal and provincial governments. Building on the Novembe...

Valley Line West: The Year Ahead

On Monday, February 11, Administration briefed Executive Committee on its plan to procure, or hire, the team that will bring Light Rail Transit (LRT) to west Edmonton by building the Valley Line exten...

Metro Line Update: City begins evaluating Thales system

Today is the deadline for Thales to complete their work on the Metro Line signalling system. Once Thales hands in their work, the City can begin the process of evaluating it. Thales Canada Inc. was or...

LRT one step closer to your front door

Two Edmonton LRT projects recently celebrated a significant milestone when they received a major financial boost from the province on November 1. The Valley Line West and the Metro Line have received ...

Have your say about Edmonton’s changing bus routes

By the mid-2020, Edmonton’s bus network will look completely different. Because our city is growing and changing, our bus routes need to keep up. Since the last redesign of the bus network in 1997, ...

IN THE NEWS: Valley Line West expropriation process

UPDATE:  Today, October 23, 2018, City Council approved the Valley Line West expropriation report. This decision provides more certainty to the project timeline. Discussions with property owners wil...

Metro LRT update: City delivers default notice to Thales

Today, the City of Edmonton issued a Notice of Default to Thales, opening a new way ahead in the high-profile matter of the Metro Line signalling contract. “We have a good opportunity right now to a...

Getting to school is the important first lesson

Whether you are in first grade or first year university, it can be a challenge to figure out how to get to your new school. No matter what your age is, students can unravel the mysteries of local tran...

Leslie Symon is 2017’s Young Professional Engineer

In the City’s Corporate Workforce Plan, a leader is defined as “A visionary, credible and trusted role model who inspires and challenges others to achieve their full potential.” LRT Delivery Sen...

Sustainable Urban Integration – Connecting Edmonton to its Routes

Edmontonians have a lot to be proud of – from our tight-knit communities, to our exciting, year-round festivals or our 150 kilometers of tranquil river valley trails, there’s lots of reasons why ...

How public involvement helped determine the Valley Line route

When the City was in the early stages of planning the Valley Line LRT there were a wide number of route options available, each with its pluses and minuses. In order to select the most logical path fo...

Metro Line opening September 6

The Metro Line is opening to public service on Sunday, September 6, 2015. This new LRT extension between downtown and NAIT has been a long time coming, and it’s bringing significant changes to Edmon...

The Metro Line – Building Momentum Safely

The anticipation is building around the Metro Line, especially since the City of Edmonton reached a major milestone in the process of opening the new LRT to public service. Edmonton Transit System (ET...

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