Night Out In Spagna (ROMEing Around 3)

Night Out In Spagna (ROMEing Around 3)

We meet with the rest of the group, have our first Mass, and enjoy our free night in Rome by taking the Metro to Piazza di Spagna (Spanish Steps), where Italy’s first McDonald’s is located in this Episode 3 of ROMEing Around, a Millennial Pilgrimage to Italy. The Italy Pilgrimage series is now complete. Yegventures will be posting one episode daily for people who want to follow along.  The series travels through Italy with a group of…

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How to Fix Transit Immediately

How to Fix Transit Immediately

Here are a few ways that any cities with transit services can improve efficiency with a low-budget or few changes to existing infrastructure. The City of Edmonton transportation department and city council have been looking at large ways to improve transit in elaborate plans decades down the road. While planning for the future is important, there are immediate low-cost ways to improve transit service for cities struggling with balancing budgets and resources. If some or…

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Yeg This Weekend: Sept 18-20

Yeg This Weekend: Sept 18-20

Summer ends after this weekend, so it’s your last excuse to wear your summer clothes outdoors. Some fall festivals are already beginning this weekend being celebrated in several communities in the capital region with a couple highlighted in this round-up. The other events happening are of observance with a model train show, film festival, and one in remembrance and honour. If we’ve missed any major events, please comment below to add them. PARK(ing) Day (Sept…

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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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