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Better Bike Infrastructure

5 September, 2012 “Last Friday I joined a group of 300 or more cyclists who gathered to mourn the death of Isaak Kornelsen, the cyclist who had been killed the previous Monday while cycling on Whyte Avenue. I  think there … Continue reading

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Bike Corrals near Whyte Ave Just in Time for Fringe

24 August, 2012 The four bike corrals installed along Whyte Ave are a hit!  Ben was on hand to unveil the City’s three-month pilot project just in time for the Fringe Festival, and so far the response has been overwhelmingly … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth Park Workshop #2 – Aug 15, 2012

8 August, 2012 As you may already know, the City of Edmonton is in the process of developing a plan that will enhance Queen Elizabeth Park’s role as a city-wide destination park. In April, the City of Edmonton held its first public workshop … Continue reading

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Edmonton Magazine’s ‘Best Neighbourhoods’ List Gives Ward 8 Some Bragging Rights

1 August, 2012 Edmonton-based Avenue Magazine released their first annual poll results of Edmonton’s best neighbourhoods, according to its readers.  Strathcona tops the list, while Garneau, Cloverdale, and Belgravia all won mentions in the best places to live in Edmonton. Four … Continue reading

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Summer Storm Update from the City of Edmonton

26 July, 2012 City of Edmonton Storm Information Update – July 25, 2012 Environment Canada reports that Edmonton’s average rainfall in July is 90 mm. Some areas of Edmonton have already had double the average rainfall. In south and west … Continue reading

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Transit 101 classes this fall

24 July, 2012 Could you or someone you know use an introduction to using Edmonton Transit buses or trains (LRT)? Mobility Choices, Edmonton Transit’s Travel Training program, works with seniors, those using mobility aids, newcomers to Canada, as well as … Continue reading

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Independent Council Compensation Committee Seeking Your Input

24 July, 2012 The Independent Council Compensation Committee is asking for your help to make recommendations on remuneration for the Mayor and Councillors. Edmontonians can help inform this process by completing the online questionnaire here: http://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/city_organization/council-compensation-questionnaire.aspx An independent committee is formed … Continue reading

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City Council Roundup for the Week of July 16 – 20, 2012

23 July, 2012 City Council is on summer recess now, but here are the highlights (from the City of Edmonton website) of their last week of meetings before the break: Council approves schematic arena design City Council approved the schematic design … Continue reading

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Planning your trip on the go just got easier

23 July, 2012 The City of Edmonton’s new mobile trip planning website ‘ETS to Go’ makes getting where you need to go on transit even easier.   You can now access the trip planner application, the bus stop schedule, and … Continue reading

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Recommendations for new city bike maps?

20 July, 2012 The City of Edmonton wants your opinions on the printed and online bike maps.   Online or in person on July 24 from 4 – 8 pm at City Hall.   For more information, http://edmonton.ca/transportation/cycling_walking/bicycle-map.aspx  

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