City of Edmonton unveils design of 50 Street rail crossing overpass

City of Edmonton unveils design of 50 Street rail crossing overpass

The design work for the 50 Street train crossing in east Edmonton is complete. The at-grade rail Canadian Pacific Railway crossing has been a headache for drivers for years. In 2018, the federal government committed $40 million to add grade separation at the crossing at 50 Street and 82 Avenue. Read more: Edmonton’s 50…

Toronto City Council votes in favour of plan to transform Yonge Street in downtown core

Toronto City Council votes in favour of plan to transform Yonge Street in downtown core

Toronto City Council has voted in favour of a plan to transform Yonge Street in the downtown core, which could see reduced lanes of vehicle traffic and more space for pedestrians, seating and greenery. Council voted 21 to 5 in favour of the YongeTOmorrow plan, which Toronto Centre Coun. Kristyn Wong-Tam said is “a…

Some aspects of the design, including greenery and upgraded surfaces, would only be possible with community fundraising.

Old Strathcona Back Street concept shared with public, needs community fundraising to fully move forward

Project designs for a total revamp of a back alley in the core of Old Strathcona have finally been released to the public, although whether or not the vision will become reality depends on funding that goes beyond what the city has committed to. The Old Strathcona Back Street project is included in the…

City of Guelph

4 murals selected for Guelph’s Wilson Street revitalization project

The City of Guelph has announced that four murals have been selected for sites along Wilson Street in the city’s downtown core. Artists are expected to create the murals starting in September, the city said in a post on its website. READ MORE: Guelph’s sacred fire space to be used for Indigenous spiritual gatherings…

Halifax’s Argyle Street nominated for best street transformation - Halifax

Halifax’s Argyle Street nominated for best street transformation – Halifax

The transformation of Argyle Street and Grafton Street into a modern urban plaza has not gone unnoticed. StreetsblogUSA, an urban planning and design website, has named the stretch of downtown Halifax, N.S., as one of their six best urban street transformations of 2017. READ MORE: ‘Going to be completely fabulous’: Tender awarded for Argyle and…

Halifax’s Argyle Street nominated for best street transformation

Halifax’s Argyle Street nominated for best street transformation

The transformation of Argyle Street and Grafton Street into a modern urban plaza has not gone unnoticed. StreetsblogUSA, an urban planning and design website, has named the stretch of downtown Halifax, N.S., as one of their six best urban street transformations of 2017. READ MORE: ‘Going to be completely fabulous’: Tender awarded for Argyle…