Monthly Archives: July 2012

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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Downtown Construction Map

18 July, 2012 The City heard your feedback about the inconveniences of having too many road construction projects on at once last summer.  The Transportation Department has worked at better coordinating construction this year so the projects are spaced out. … Continue reading

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Capital Ex Parade This Thursday – all the details and how transit can get you there

July 17, 2012 This year’s Capital Ex Parade starts at 11 am this Thursday, July 19th. For details about the parade route, the best way to get there via Edmonton Transit, and the road/transit detours on parade day, visit this … 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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