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Teens spread word about ice and river safety
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Teens spread word about ice and river safety
Fire Rescue Services is as predictable as the North Saskatchewan River isn’t — especially at this time of year. That valuable double lesson was learned by four buddies who turned a close call on the river recently into a lifesaving learning opportunity for their schoolmates. That afternoon, Justi...
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This is who we are: Edmonton Fire Rescue Services Peer Support Team
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This is who we are: Edmonton Fire Rescue Services Peer Support Team
Editor’s Note: Today we continue a series of video stories about City of Edmonton employees. In their own words. But, first, just a few more of ours. Together, the 14,000 people who work for the City help to imagine, construct, maintain, operate, and animate this place called Edmonton—where we ha...
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TLC for LRT Volume 1: Central Station Update
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TLC for LRT Volume 1: Central Station Update
The platform at Central Station is closed to passengers until April 27 to allow for upgrades to the station’s infrastructure. Trains are still passing through the station, but are not stopping to pick up or drop off passengers. Crews are working 24/7 to complete this work as quickly as possible. ...
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Our LRT cookies policy in action! 🍪🙏
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Our LRT cookies policy in action! 🍪🙏
Thank you. That was the simple but heartfelt message that Edmonton Transit Service teams and City of Edmonton leaders, armed with coffee and cookies, brought to Metro Line LRT customers Thursday afternoon and Friday morning this week. Thank you for relying on LRT to get you where you’re going. Th...
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This is who we are: Greenhouse Gas Management Plan Development Team
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This is who we are: Greenhouse Gas Management Plan Development Team
Editor’s Note: Today we continue a series of video stories about City of Edmonton employees. In their own words. But, first, just a few more of ours. Together, the 14,000 people who work for the City help to imagine, construct, maintain, operate, and animate this place called Edmonton—where we ha...
Published at Transforming Edmonton
Metro Line update: City issues Termination Notice to Thales
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Metro Line update: City issues Termination Notice to Thales
The City of Edmonton has issued a Termination Notice to Thales, ending a relationship of more than seven years with the company contracted to provide the signalling system for the Metro Line LRT. The move clears the way for the completion and installation of an alternative signalling plan for the...
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Junior city builders share big ideas
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Junior city builders share big ideas
Sitting in the bright, open space of EPCOR Tower’s 16th floor, some of Canada’s top experts in architecture, planning and urban form, including the likes of Gene Dub and Renée Daoust, listened intently to a passionate group of city builders—Grade 9 students from Rosslyn and Highlands schools. The...
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Check out the updated Valley Line West LRT
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It was 2009. City Council approved the Transportation Master Plan along with the City’s Strategic Plans and Edmonton’s 2040 LRT vision was born. The vision was an LRT Network Plan that called for the development of six LRT lines connecting all quadrants of the city in an urban and integrated [...
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Clearing the air on clearing the roads
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Over the weekend, Edmonton City Council and a local media outlet received an open Letter addressed to the people of Edmonton, written by a group of City employees who said they worked with the Parks and Roads Services branch. The content of the letter raised some questions about the City’s winter...
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We say “Thank You!” on Transit Operator Appreciation Day
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We say “Thank You!” on Transit Operator Appreciation Day
Transit Operator Appreciation Day is March 18. A day when it’s important to reflect on where our transit system has come from, where it’s going and thank the hard-working transit operators who help keep it moving. A lot can change over 110 years. New towers are built, new bus routes […]
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