Less obtrusive stations proposed for Edmonton’s future northwest LRT route

EDMONTON – Edmonton’s future northwest LRT route will feature smaller, less obtrusive stations than on existing lines to help them fit into surrounding neighbourhoods, a recommended concept plan shows.

The plan, being presented at public meetings next week, outlines such changes as adding kiss-and-ride stops at three stations, an access lane to the Castle Downs playground and spray park, and longer left-turn lanes at 145th Avenue and 153rd Avenue.

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Public brainstorming session planned for Whyte Ave bike route

What would you change to make Whyte Avenue safer for cyclists, pedestrians and transit riders?

The Edmonton Bicycle Commuters, the Old Strathcona business association and community league created a focus group on that question after 21-year-old Isaac Kornelsen was killed on Whyte Avenue in August. They’re holding a public brainstorming session Nov. 8 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Old Strathcona Community League Hall.

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