Yeg This Weekend: Oct 3-4

Yeg This Weekend: Oct 3-4

Not much is happening this weekend so here’s one that was submitted by the Kingsway District Association. If you have any significant events, post them in replies below. Join the Kingsway community as we celebrate & host our KDA Fall Festival & Street Market. There will be live entertainment, a bouncy castle, a petting zoo and much more fun for all! We still have spaces available for local merchants and food vendors so whether you have something to…

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Riding Metro LRT’s First Train Ever

Riding Metro LRT’s First Train Ever

Edmonton LRT had its Metro Line soft opening on September 6, 2015. The first public train on the line left Health Sciences station at 5:42 am. Being the only media source covering the historic opening day journey, here’s an exclusive look and ride on that early morning train. Later on in the video, there is a clip from the press conference where the General Manager of Transportation Dorian Wandzura explains the operation of the Metro Line on…

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LRT Exit Maps

LRT Exit Maps

Here are wayfinding maps of the LRT stations for the Edmonton LRT. Wayfinding using letter exits saves time, eliminates taking the wrong exit when they’re on the same street (Jasper Avenue), great for people not fluent or illiterate in English, helps people to get to their destination efficiently. This system has proven to work in cities with millions of people like Hong Kong where the MTR is among the top 10 most used mass transit systems…

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Yeg This Weekend: Sept 4-7

Yeg This Weekend: Sept 4-7

There’s nothing better than a long-weekend to end an incredible summer in Edmonton. Lots of events lined up as the summer tourist season ends and we have a ‘quiet’ time to prep up for our ever-growing Winter City of festivals. It’s supposedly also your last weekend to wear white pants. =P Metro Line LRT Opens (Sept 6) $ The first train will depart from Health Sciences/Jubilee Station at 5:42AM bound for NAIT on Sunday. After…

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