Recent stories about infrastructure

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.

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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.

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A tree-lined trail in Edmonton's river valley
city council infrastructure

Calls for public engagement: Trees, zoning, and neighbourhood improvement

Here are some opportunities to offer your input to the City of Edmonton on various civic issues, such as renewal projects, service provision, and bylaws.

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A graphic describing the elements of healthy and safe communities, including active transportation, recreation, and mobility, plus healthy food environments and social connections, at the levels of neighbourhood, site, and building
health infrastructure

Conference explores what it takes to build a healthy city

Experts from around the world will gather in Edmonton at the end of May to discuss how to build places that are healthier to live in at the Fit Cities Fit Towns Conference.

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A newspaper clipping with the headline "Town Approves Hospital Plan"
history infrastructure

A moment in history: May 17, 1955

On this day 68 years ago, the town of Jasper Place was trying to secure healthcare for its booming population.

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A bar chart showing how capital funding to municipalities under the Local Government Fiscal Framework is less than the 12-year average of previous funding regimes
region infrastructure

Budget falls short on infrastructure deficit, municipalities say

While Alberta's 2023 budget upped spending significantly, it leaves municipalities with a lingering infrastructure deficit that won't be erased by the incoming fiscal framework, says Alberta Municipalities.

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Orange and black-striped "road closed" signs in front of the bike lane on 102 Avenue at 102 Street
city council budget

On the agenda: Core services, 102 Avenue, and a $31M pedway

This week, there's a public hearing on Feb. 21, a city council meeting on Feb. 22 with a continuation scheduled for Feb. 24, and a private meeting of the committee that evaluates the performance of the city manager and city auditor on Feb. 23. Here are some of the key items on the agenda.

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Exterior view of the new Coronation Park Sports and Recreation Centre within Coronation Park with people and dogs in the snow around the trails leading to the building
city council infrastructure

On the agenda: Coronation funding, pedway construction, climate reviews

City council returns from its holiday break this week, with community and public services committee on Jan. 16, urban planning committee on Jan. 17, and executive committee on Jan. 18. Here are some of the key agenda items.

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A man wearing a red jacket riding a bicycle in the winter with snow surrounding the bike lane
city council budget

Budget deliberations continue following $100M for Edmonton Bike Plan

Voting on more than 60 amendments to the proposed 2023-2026 capital budget began on Friday, with city council approving $100 million for the implementation of the Edmonton Bike Plan.

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