Transportation

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...

Transit is safe, will remain safe, will get safer: Cebryk

Gord Cebryk brought a message of calm, concern and conviction to a news conference in the wake of the stabbing of an Edmonton Transit Service operator. “Transit is safe,” said Cebryk, the City of ...

Clearing the air on noise monitoring

Many of you have had questions about the noise monitoring pilot since its start in August, so here are some answers to some of your most common questions. Why is the City monitoring vehicle noise? Exc...

Quite something to see

For Betty, who has “lived in Edmonton for almost 70 years and is still walking wherever I can,” the new Walterdale bridge project comes right down to the birds on the river. “They were all stand...

Clean. Quiet. Electrifying!

We can’t wait for electric buses to hit the streets of Edmonton! Edmonton’s transit fleet is set to become one of the first in Canada to add 25 clean-running, quiet electric buses. Proterra, based...

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...

Cars That Talk With Traffic Lights

Edmonton is Canada’s first test site for wireless technology that could change the way we manage traffic In south Edmonton, some cars are now talking to traffic lights. Not literally in English, but...

Painting the Rails

The first mural for the Canada 150 “Paint the Rails” legacy project was officially unveiled at the Churchill LRT Station in December, 2017. The large, three-part mural called “Returning Home,”...

Transporting you in the holiday spirit

As temperatures drop and snow blankets our urban landscape, Edmonton welcomes the festive season and turns into a winter city that is as exciting as it is cold. With this transformation, there is much...

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...

Driving the Downtown Bike Network

Edmonton’s new adaptable Downtown Bike Network is now open and offers over 7.8 km of bike routes making it easier to travel downtown by bike. With the introduction of the bike network, there have be...

Lean Mean Watering Machines

A project like the new Downtown Bike Network is a great win for Edmonton. It gives residents a convenient, safe and eco-friendly way to commute, and to boot, it’s a pretty addition to downtown ̵...

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...

Vision Zero Hero

Last month, Traffic Safety Analyst Tazul Islam, PhD,  flew to Washington, D.C., to receive international recognition for a paper he wrote titled Before-After Safety Evaluation using Full Bayesian Mac...

Get in gear! Edmonton has a new bike path

Edmonton’s newest bike path is now open. Located on the north side of 102  Avenue, the path runs west from the Groat Road bridge all the way to 136 Street. This is the first section of a planne...

New bike routes, new markings

We’ve heard some questions recently on social media regarding the use of white square pavement markings at shared-use path (SUP) crossings along the new SUP on 102 Avenue and wanted to provide s...

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