Traffic Safety

What’s better than two happy kids and a safer world?

If not for a major lifestyle balance decision she made two years ago, City of Edmonton Fleet Safety Officer Melissa Emery could well have become Canadian manager for a huge, international courier firm...

Inventor sweeps up City savings of $120k/yr

A flash of inspiration saves City employees 20,000+ hours of backbreaking work each winter, thanks to Neil Ganske’s impressively inventive mind. Neil Ganske just can’t stop trying to make the worl...

3rd Annual Run Walk Ride 4 Traffic Safety

Calling all walkers, runners and cyclists!  Ready to take traffic safety to the streets? The 3rd annual Run Walk Ride 4 Traffic Safety (RWR) takes place on Saturday, April 26 from 9am to 1pm at Conco...

The fast and furious on Edmonton streets

That Edmonton drivers suck is a common belief held by people who visit our fair city. Oh, the complaints I’ve heard. We’re rude. We speed. We signal whimsically. We hog lanes, run reds and p...

Safety for Motorists and Cyclists

The City of Edmonton has launched a campaign to help motorists and cyclists learn to play nice. As the City completes the construction of 21 kilometers of new on-street bike routes to help people choo...

City of Edmonton and IBM work towards smarter urban traffic safety

Back in March, the City of Edmonton was chosen among 24 cities worldwide to be part of IBM’s Smarter Cities Challenge – an initiative that recognizes cities that are revolutionizing the wa...

Heads up! Pay Attention.

The final video installment in our Heads Up campaign reminds Edmontonians to avoid distractions so they can focus their full attention on getting to their destination safely. There seems to be growing...

Heads Up at Intersections!

The third video installment in our Heads Up campaign reminds pedestrians to keep their heads up at intersections, so that they can pay careful attention to the signals. There can be confusion amongst ...

Heads up! Be predictable.

The second video installment in our Heads Up campaign reminds pedestrians to be predictable. Being predictable means crossing the street at intersections and crosswalks, and never jaywalking. It can b...

Heads Up! Crossing with Care

The first video instalment in our Heads Up campaign reminds pedestrians to cross with care. Crossing with care means never making assumptions about what others will do. Just because you have the right...

Pedestrian Safety Campaign Kicks Off

Heads Up Edmonton! Did you know that a pedestrian is involved in a collision with a vehicle, on average, once every day on our streets? Or that 64% of these pedestrians were in an intersection or cros...

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