Rethinking parking in Edmonton

It would seem to be an article of faith in Edmonton that having plentiful and cheap inner city parking is an absolute necessity. As... Read More

Time Lapse: Scrambling to Prioritize Pedestrians

Nestled in the heart of Edmonton’s downtown, the intersection at 103/102A Avenue and 101 Street is a bustling transportation... Read More

Metro Line Woes: The anti-transit bias of media coverage

By now, the failures of the Metro Line LRT extension are well known. Originally slated to open in early 2014, the line only began... Read More

Parking and Recreation

School and park space in a new neighbourhood is typically acquired through the dedication of land. When a developer subdivides land... Read More

Imagining Edmonton’s Main Street

Jasper Avenue is said to be Edmonton’s main street. But what does that mean? Its multiple uses–as destination and as... Read More

Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market should see opportunity in park proposal

Proposals for a park along Gateway Boulevard from Whyte Avenue to Saskatchewan Drive were not warmly received by some businesses, the... Read More

Debunking Edmonton’s “War on Cars”

A recent opinion piece in the Calgary Herald claiming that the City of Calgary  is “ignoring the plight of... Read More

Look Both Ways: Crosswalk design vs. data

Originally published in the winter 2014 issue of The Yards. Written by Tim Querengesser. Ask the employees of Earls Tin Palace and... Read More

VIDEO: Downtown is for people! (Isn’t it?)

Edmonton has been making great strides in downtown lately. The Arena District has been stealing many of the headlines, but it is... Read More

Four wild but cheap ideas Edmonton can introduce – right now – to protect cyclists

Cycling in downtown Edmonton is a bit like jogging with bulls. Each time you’re nearly crushed riding atop your velo, you wonder... Read More