February 2018

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A proposal to build the new Edmonton Centre LRT line through Whyte Avenue or 76 Avenue could radically change Old Strathcona and surrounding neighbourhoods. Whether this looks like a pedestrian– and public–transit–friendly Whyte or a heavy investment into rapid light rail transit at the cost of reduced east-west driving lanes, Ritchie, Garneau, Bonnie Doon, and Old Strathcona residents could see major infrastructure changes in the next decade. 

 

City administrators are confident that Whyte Ave is the logical route for a Centre LRT line. Some neighbours and city councillors echo the sentiment but others argue that decreased driving lanes could lead to a gridlocked Whyte and a lack of major arteries in the area. 

 

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