Transportation

What is an Automated Vehicle? Automated vehicles (AVs) are those in which at least some aspects of a safety-critical control function (ex: steering, throttle, or braking) occur without direct driver input. Source: NHTSA Preliminary Statement of Policy Concerning Automated Vehicles (May 30, 2013)  Currently, partial automation is available with some reports suggesting commercial availability of fully automated passenger cars as

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On February 21, Financial and Corporate Services presented their report to City Council on the funding option for the Yellowhead Trail Freeway Conversion Project and sought to gain budget approval for next steps.  This project aims to improve the operational capacity and level of service that this corridor provides by upgrading to a freeway with 6 core lanes, as well as

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On Tuesday October 11th, City Council unanimously voted in favour of a minimum bike grid for our downtown core. As bike lanes have been the most common issue raised over the last three years, I want to provide some additional information about where we have come from and where we are headed in 2017. Bike Lane History In September 2013, a

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As you may have heard, the Federal government recently announced they will be contributing $143.9 million towards Edmonton’s transit projects.  This is great news for Edmonton as part of the funding will be spent on LRT expansion, with priority set for the Valley Line Stage 2 West (Downtown to Lewis Farms). These funds, along with Provincial funding announced last week,

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On May 3rd Council passed the following motion put forth by Mayor Iveson: 1.  That subject to confirming cost and available funding, the priority for LRT construction be approved as follows: (a) Valley Line, Downtown to Lewis Estates (LW-1, LW-2, LW-3) (b) Metro Line, NAIT to Blatchford (HNW-1, including potential upgrades near Kingsway Mall & NAIT) 2.  That the following three

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What Moves You?  The City of Edmonton began its Transit Strategy Review in the summer of 2015 by asking Edmontonians this question.  In order to ensure our City has a unique transit system that fits our local context we need to come up with solutions by imagining what our City will look like years from now. What would a successful

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