Traffic light removal marks 1st major step in Yellowhead Trail freeway conversion

Drivers who take Yellowhead Trail on a regular basis will notice one less stop along the busy roadway beginning Monday. The traffic lights at Yellowhead Trail and 89 Street will be removed. At the same time, barriers will be installed…

City Councillor Andrew Knack on Edmonton scrapping calcium chloride this winter

October 9 2019 10:27am Edmonton will not have calcium chloride deicer used on city roads this winter. City Councillor Andrew Knack explains why and what crews will use instead. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof…

Final decision on Edmonton’s calcium chloride program expected Tuesday after 2 weeks of delays

A long-awaited decision on the future of Edmonton’s calcium chloride program is expected on Tuesday, after two weeks of delay on a decision. Councillors were widely expected to decide last Tuesday whether to use the anti-icing agent again this winter.…

Climate change activists dismantle Walterdale #BridgeOut blockade after heated protest

October 7 2019 10:30am After about an hour of tension between stuck drivers and resolute demonstrators, climate change protesters dismantled their blockade at the Walterdale Bridge. Kendra Slugoski recaps what happened and how Edmonton police handled the situation. ‘ });…

Climate change activists to block Edmonton’s Walterdale Bridge during Monday commute

Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement are expected to block a major route into downtown Edmonton on Monday morning as part of a series of international protests demanding new climate policies. The local chapter of the movement said it would…

Edmonton is testing adaptive traffic signals to shorten red light waits

Don’t you just hate it? Late at night when you’re stopped at a red light and coming the other direction is… absolutely nothing? Edmonton traffic engineers have installed a new adaptive traffic signal system as a three-month test. It’s to…

Edmonton council says calcium chloride program likely to be put on hold

October 1 2019 8:07pm With winter just around the corner, city council is debating whether or not to renew the city’s controversial calcium chloride de-icing program. But as Julia Wong explains, the final decision was put off again on Tuesday.…