Recent stories about infrastructure

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.

Read the story
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.

Read the story
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.

Read the story
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.

Read the story
Coun. Michael Janz, dressed in sandals, shorts and a T-shirt, gestures at a row of four electric cargo bikes.
city council cycling

Secure parking considered as e-bike popularity grows

Edmontonians are clamouring to become electric-bike users, says Coun. Michael Janz, but they'll need more secure parking to keep their pricey pedals safe.

Read the story
A man looks at a sign on Jasper Avenue
city council budget

On the agenda: Jasper Avenue, downtown safety, and urban trees

This week, a public hearing will take place on June 12, and city council will meet on June 13 and 14. Here are some of the key items on the agenda.

Read the story
A conceptual diagram showing multi-unit buildings among single-family homes in a neighbourhood
city council zoning

Calls for public engagement: Zoning bylaw and neighbourhood renewals

Here are some opportunities to offer your input on various civic issues in Edmonton, including neighbourhood renewal in Hillview, Overlanders, and Homesteader, and the Zoning Bylaw Renewal Initiative.

Read the story
A screenshot from a flyover animation showing a section of Yellowhead Trail with an underpass for 121 Street and 107 Street
city council planning

Calls for public engagement: Edmonton, Strathcona County, and Spruce Grove

Here are some opportunities to offer your input on various civic issues in the metro region, including a preliminary design for a stretch of Yellowhead Trail, agriculture in Strathcona County, and community standards in Spruce Grove.

Read the story
A newspaper clipping with the headline "Plan Last Passenger Run On Historic Rail Link"
history railways

A moment in history: May 31, 1952

On this day 71 years ago, Edmonton's littlest railway was preparing to see its final passenger train.

Read the story