Posts Categorized: Edmonton Notes

Edmonton Notes for September 18, 2016

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines This ad has got to rank near the top of bad ideas from the City of Edmonton. Encouraging pedestrians to wear reflective tape? Really?! Why not encourage the people operating large weapons to slow down and pay attention? This ad is another example of our city’s car-oriented perspective…. Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for September 11, 2016

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Rogers Place officially opened this week with a ceremony on Thursday evening and a public open house on Saturday. You can see the full video of the ribbon cutting here and here’s a collection of photos from the official opening. Here’s a statement from PCL Construction and here… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for August 7, 2016

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Lots more Northlands news this week. Chris LaBossiere resurfaced the suggestion that Northlands and EEDC merge. Then Northlands CEO Tim Reid threatened that this year’s K-Days could be the last, if Northlands doesn’t find a way to generate new revenue. Extortion doesn’t seem like a good strategy to… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for July 24, 2016

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Big piece on Edmonton’s lack of cycling infrastructure in the Globe and Mail this weekend. “While Vancouver is rolling out a bike-share program and Calgary finished a downtown network of bike paths last summer, the car is still king in Edmonton. The city’s first downtown bike path will… Reads more »