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

What ETS riders need from a transit strategy: Part 2

Following the first part of this series, the second round of the transit strategy public meetings took place on November 17th and... 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

Late Night Transit Service: Essential for City’s Ambitious Goals

Edmonton in many ways has been a public transit pioneer in North America; most importantly through the introduction of North America’s... Read More

A Tramway to Somewhere

The story of Edmonton’s rail transit begins in 1893, a year after the Town of Edmonton was incorporated. A paragraph is usually enough... 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

5 things ETS could improve for new users

Whether you just moved into town or have never taken public transit before, riding Edmonton Transit System (ETS) can be stressful... Read More

Continuing the Great Bus Debate: Time to Revisit Pulse Transit?

Thanks to coverage by the Journal’s Elise Stolte, there has been healthy debate on the vision of Edmonton Transit’s network and... Read More

The Edmonton Streetcar & Its Urban Form: Part 2

Some time ago now, I wrote Part 1 of The Edmonton Streetcar and its Urban Form. In it I identified that Edmonton’s favourite... Read More