Active Transportation

Recent stories about active transportation

121 Street in Wîhkwêntôwin.
city council health

City proposes renewing Wîhkwêntôwin to prioritize pedestrians over cars

As it prepares for neighbourhood renewal in Wîhkwêntôwin, the City of Edmonton wants feedback on its design proposals for new bike infrastructure, traffic-calming measures, and linear parks in place of portions of roads.

Read the story
A portion of 83 Avenue in Old Strathcona.
city council old strathcona

City recommends removing cars on 83 Avenue near farmers' market

The city is recommending making one block of 83 Avenue between Calgary Trail and Gateway Boulevard car free.

Read the story
A bicycle is locked with other bicycles at a bike rack on a street in Edmonton.
active transportation old strathcona

City invests in better bike parking at schools, but reaching it remains tough

The City of Edmonton has set aside $75,000 for schools and other organizations to improve bike parking, but some cyclists suggest challenges remain to feel safe riding to those new spots.

Read the story
A person rides a bike on a shared-use path in Edmonton.
city council active transportation

Ten routes mark first bike projects from $100M investment

More than a year after Edmonton's city council voted to invest $100 million to build active transportation infrastructure, the city has announced 10 routes spanning 17 kilometres that it will build in 2024 as part of the project.

Read the story
View from the middle of a quiet Edmonton bike lane, with the street lined with mid-sized apartments and trees entering fall colours
city council region

Calls for public engagement: 76 Ave. renewal, active transportation

Here are opportunities to help inform city planning, including the active transportation network, transit and recreation centre services, and the renewal of an important collector street in Ritchie and King Edward Park.

Read the story
A map the recommended concept for the intersection of 75 Street and 101 Avenue
transportation infrastructure

Proposed redesign of 101 Avenue creates danger, say cyclists

Some cyclists say proposed changes to the intersection of 101 Avenue and 75 Street are unsafe. The Edmonton Bike Coalition is holding a protest northeast of the intersection on June 18 to draw attention to the problems and suggest what a safe intersection for biking and walking would look like.

Read the story