Monthly Archives: April 2012

Late-Night Transit Proposal – September 2011

It’s gonna be all right on the night shift Publication: Edmonton Examiner Date: Wed Sep 21 2011 As Edmonton continues to grow, the need for public transit service in the late-night hours also grows. This type of service benefits shift … Continue reading

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Ben’s Thoughts on the Arena – August 23, 2011

  23 August, 2011 I have had a number of letters and emails asking about my position on the arena. I apologize that I have been slow in responding but I wanted to take the time to respond thoroughly rather … Continue reading

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Late-Night (and Early Morning) Transit- January 2012

Riding into the Night January 2012 The City’s Night Ride pilot project on Whyte Avenue began January 6, 2012, giving patrons and late-night workers in Old Strathcona another way to get home safely.  Busses run westbound on Whyte Ave every … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Renewal 2011

The City of Edmonton wrapped up its Neighbourhood Renewal Projects for 2011 in October after investing $184.2 million in infrastructure: roads, drainage, streetlights, curbs, and sidewalks. http://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/news/neighbourhood-makeovers-wind-down-for-the-year.aspx

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Queen Elizabeth Park – Have Your Say in the Plan!

  We Want Your Input! Have Your Say Into the Future of Queen Elizabeth Park   Online Survey Open Now https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/qeparksurvey1 The City of Edmonton is hosting an online survey to ask for your thoughts on the future of Queen Elizabeth Park. We’re … Continue reading

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Commuter Traffic and Central Neighbourhoods

20 April 2012 Our central, mature neighbourhoods are taking the brunt of commuter traffic.  This became very clear around the recent 75 St truck route discussions. The problems experienced by 75 St neighbourhoods are even truer for 99 St.  What … Continue reading

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Register for the City’s Summer Day Camps Today!

Day camp registration opens Tuesday May 1, 2012 The long, sunshine-soaked days of an Edmonton summer are coming – do you know what your kids will be doing? Fill their summer with fun, learning and adventure with community daycamps. Registration … Continue reading

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