Recent stories about infrastructure

Proposed districts in the City of Edmonton's district policy.
city council planning

On the agenda: District planning, Horse Hill, Belvedere

This week, Edmonton's city council will hear from the public on district planning, and debate rezoning applications.

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Two smiling people pose in a space filled with comic books and boxes.
business infrastructure

Variant Edition finds new Bat Cave after Stony Plain Road flood

Variant Edition has opened a new sanctum after catastrophic flooding at Revolution Square forced it and at least nine businesses to leave. Now the indie comic shop's owners are forging a future where the bricks-and-mortar store is just the origin story in a hero's arc.

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A newspaper clipping of pictures of a woman diving headfirst into a pool and a young man jumping in to the water, under the headline "Chill Winds Fail To Deter Edmonton Swimmers As Pools Open"
history pools

A moment in history: May 22, 1950

On this day in 1950, Edmontonians weren't letting the cold keep them from the city's outdoor pools.

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A cyclist pedals uphill in a road lane with bollards separating them from traffic.
city council transportation

Podcast considers slimmed-down streets, Edge Fund treats

The return of Edmonton's Summer Streets Program while e-scooters are absent is bittersweet in the estimation of Episode 263 of Speaking Municipally.

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Newspaper clipping of a story with the headline "Expert Recommends City Build Five More Bridges"
history river valley

A moment in history: April 10, 1950

On this day in 1950, Edmonton was looking at new ways to span the North Saskatchewan River.

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Traffic control box on a downtown street with a design featuring Cree syllabics.
infrastructure city council

Calls for public engagement: Alley renewals, park amenities, public art

Here are some opportunities to offer your input on civic initiatives, including renewal projects in Glenwood and Lansdowne, Valley Line West LRT communications, Castle Downs Park plans, and the Vibrant Street Art Contest.

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View of a downtown street from the perspective of a very tall building, providing a look at the tops of buildings and the horizon
city council engagement

Calls for public engagement: Meyokumin, Rollie Miles rec centre, Oliver

Here are some opportunities to offer your input on civic initiatives, including neighbourhood renewal projects in Meyokumin and Oliver, and a new recreation centre in Queen Alexandra.

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A newspaper clipping of a letter to the editor with the headline "Bicycle paths"
history cycling

A moment in history: Oct. 18, 1973

On this day 50 years ago, one Grandview Heights resident was calling for bike lanes in the city.

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A dug-out road in front of businesses separated by a fence
city council housing

On the agenda: Winter shelters, affordable housing, and construction compensation

This week, a public hearing takes place on Oct. 3, city council meets on Oct. 4 with a continuation scheduled for Oct. 5, and a special city council meeting takes place on Oct. 6.

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