This week Council is picking a root. The centre LRT turns out to be less of a circulator and more of a couple lines here and there. Council is walking back playground zones... maybe. A report comes back that might give councillors more of a heads up about upcoming reports and, of course, we're talking bike lanes.
- Professor says Talus Dome must be moved or vandalism ‘will happen again’
- Petition: Move Edmonton's Talus Dome to a Better Location
Heritage Festival barn
- Project and Policy Tracking System Options (no news articles for this one, weird how journalists are not chomping at the bit to write about the minutia of the mechanisms by which council gets reports)
Southside Bike Grid
- 'We need a win-win solution here': Residents push back against south side bike grid
- Bike lanes on main streets? Debate over 109 Street questions basic Edmonton approach to cycling
- 68 of 163 standalone playground speed zones may not be necessary, city staff find
- Council opts to keep playground zones, will focus only on "anomalous" playground zones
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