Extreme cold believed to be affecting Edmonton LRT near Southgate Centre

Edmonton transit staff were forced to manually control the traffic-signalling system for the LRT in a section of south Edmonton on Tuesday morning after it is believed to have experienced issues due to the extreme cold, a worker said. The…

Forget the west LRT — Edmonton needs bus rapid transit, argues city councillor

One year after calling for the west Edmonton LRT extension to be halted, Ward 9 city councillor Tim Cartmell is once again saying the city should defer the line indefinitely and redirect money to a better bus network, including bus…

Fatal incident at McKernan LRT station causes massive traffic delays

Police responded to a fatal incident at the McKernan/Belgravia LRT station on Friday that disrupted the morning commute. Firefighters were called at 7 a.m. for a report of an incident involving an LRT train and a pedestrian. The city said…

Edmonton’s 747 bus to the airport hits passenger milestone

It appears patience has saved the patient. “A year and a half ago this thing was on life-support,” Mayor Don Iveson said about the 747 bus that makes its way from Century Park LRT station to the International Airport. “Now…

New driver safety shields installed in 4 Edmonton buses

The first safety shields are being installed on four Edmonton Transit Service buses this week. It’s a metal door that, when closed, isolates the driver from the bus. However, the top half is open to the vehicle with a power…

Watch: Maintenance to LRT line leading to closed station, temporary changes to service

Craig McKeown, director of engineering and maintenance for Edmonton Transit, and Brad Smid, acting director of LRT infrastructure delivery, outline upcoming transit changes at Central LRT station in Edmonton, on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. The station will be closed from…

Edmonton bus driver praised for helping homeless man in freezing cold

February 12 2019 1:05am An Edmonton bus driver is being called a hero after saving a homeless man from the cold. Albert Delitala has the details. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…