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…

DATS executives hold off on 20-minute Edmonton service for a couple of years

Edmonton city council has set a long-term goal of having the city’s Disabled Adult Transit Service offer a 20-minute pickup window, however, information at Monday’s executive committee meeting showed the current pickup window of 30 minutes will be in place…

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…

Councillor sets ambitious target to get people to ride Edmonton Transit

Andrew Knack wants to see ridership on Edmonton Transit quadruple over the next 10 years. The city councillor spoke openly of setting that ambitious goal during Monday’s meeting of executive committee, however, he watered down comments after some urging from…

Edmonton woman assaulted on LRT wants to know why help took so long

Cassidee Hogan is wondering why she had to wait so long for help after being brutally assaulted on an Edmonton LRT. It happened on Wednesday at around noon. “There was a woman between 40 and 50 yelling at an elderly…