Edmonton Notes for October 14, 2018 - Blog
Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines All 13 communities in the Edmonton Metro Region have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a Regional Transit Services Commission. The goal is for collaboration to "provide more integrated and reliable movement between nearby communities than the current mix of transit services." The Province has provided $3.7 million "to support behind-the-scenes work to set up the commission." Edmonton's proposed new bus routes are ready. No wait, they're not. In a confusing news release, the City says the new routes have incorporated feedback from Edmontonians but feedback on the "final draft" will be accepted from October 25 to December 9. Council approved rezoning for the Falcon Towers on 104 Street this week. Langham Developments' latest towers will be 37 storeys and 43 storeys. Council also approved more than $20 million to improve transit safety with more security at LRT stations and retractable shields and cameras on all buses.