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Too Many People Get Hit by Cars in Strathcona Community

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Strathcona Centre Community has experienced a shocking number of collisions between motor vehicles and vulnerable road users since 2005. This map by a local advocacy group shows that 368 people who were just walking or biking in the area (including 109 Street and Whyte) were hit and injured (or killed) from 2005 – 2015. That’s… Read more »

How could Strathcona Centre Community Be Better For Walking?

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Making Strathcona Centre more walkable generally means introducing design elements to cut the volume and speed of cars throughout the neighbourhood. This can be achieved using various design elements. Here are some possible design elements, taken from a paper by called “Urban Design White Paper – Local Street Design Ideas for Strathcona” by Lucas Sherwin,… Read more »

Renewal Open House Well Attended By Community

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On March 8 our committee hosted an open house to showcase the student team’s vision for Strathcona’s Neighbourhood Renewal. About 75 people turned out to see what the students had come up with and to discuss the wonderful potential that neighbourhood renewal has for Strathcona. University students Kaylyn, Aaron, Nelson and Stephanie were gathering input for… Read more »

Community League Working With U of A Student Team

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The streets of Strathcona Centre Neighbourhood were laid out well over a hundred years ago. So wouldn’t it make sense, if the city is going to invest about $25 million in renewing the streets and sidewalks of the area, that the design of said streets and sidewalks be reconsidered? The Strathcona Centre Community League (SCCL) is… Read more »

Strathcona Centre Community League Strikes Ad-Hoc Committee To Prepare For Neighbourhood Renewal

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The City of Edmonton invests in the infrastructure of its residential areas, their streets, sidewalks and street lights, through the Building Great Neighbourhoods program (source). Communities are targeted for renewal in accordance with four-year capital budget cycles. Strathcona Centre Neighbourhood, located just north of Whyte Avenue, between Mill Creek Ravine and 107 Street, will be… Read more »