Category Archives: Walkable Edmonton

Speeding versus community livability

May 2014 I have heard much concern on the issue of speed limits, and photo radar over the past few months. While we all need to get from point A to point B quickly, efficiently and safely, it is important … Continue reading

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The Winter Parking Conundrum

Three years ago, the winter streets of Edmonton rarely saw a full cycle of neighbourhood blading. At that time, citizens were quite vocal that the general policy of ‘freeze it where it falls until it thaws,’ was not sufficient. In … Continue reading

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Rules of the winter-free road

The City of Edmonton is proud to launch the third season of our bike awareness and education campaign, “Let’s Get There Together.” This campaign encourages cyclists and motorists to watch out for each other and share the road, to ensure … 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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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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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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Connect with Edmonton Transit System

10 July, 2012 Whether to work, the airport, or the Eskimos game, ETS can get you there.  Here are all the ways to check schedules, detours, and routes: Ways to stay in touch with ETS For more information, visit: http://www.edmonton.ca/transportation/edmonton-transit-system-ets.aspx/

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Neighbourhood Speed Reduction Policy Still a Possibility

July 5, 2012 Cllr. Henderson worked to get the issue of neighbourhood speed reduction policy back on Council’s agenda after it was shot down in Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  On July 4, Council passed the proposal 8-5 to ask Administration … Continue reading

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24/7 Public Washrooms Now Open on Whyte Ave

“I never thought I would be quite so delighted to be opening a toilet” – Cllr. Ben Henderson on the grand opening of the Whyte Ave public toilets.   Read more about this great addition to the Old Strathcona entertainment … Continue reading

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Will you make the one-day-a-week pledge?

We are encouraging Edmontonians to join us in taking the 1-Day-a-Week Pledge—choosing cycling, walking, transit or carpooling for their commute, errands or leisure activities—and see the difference they make. Sign up online or visit the 1-Day-a-Week Pledge team at events throughout … Continue reading

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