Active transport options are popping up in various places across the city

Scramble Intersections

The city's Park and Roads Services has installed two pedestrian scramble markings, one downtown, one along Whyte Avenue:
  • Jasper Avenue and 104 Street crosswalks
    Installed on September 21, 2018
  • 82 Avenue and 105 Street
    Installed on October 5, 2018
Pedestrian scrambles are intersections where vehicles in all four directions stop at the same time. This allows pedestrians to cross the street laterally or diagonally.

These scramble intersections are part of a one-year pilot project. It's hoped this type of intersection design can help decrease potential collisions between pedestrians and vehicles. The pilot project aligns with the City’s Vision Zero strategy.
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16 km of New Trails

A new 16 kilometre river valley trail in Edmonton’s northeast end is now open. Work on the $8.5-million East End Trails Project started back in Fall 2016.

The trail includes:
  • a primary asphalt trail on the north side of the Saskatchewan River
    From Hermitage Park to 167 Avenue
  • a secondary gravel trail on the south side
    From the Clover Bar Area to the Anthony Henday pedestrian bridge
Read more in the news article


A new seven-member board was voted in during the Annual General Meeting on September 13, 2018. We'd like to extend a warm welcome to this year's group of volunteer directors.  

We'd also like to heartily thank all the out-going board members for their commitment, energy and engagement. 

Dave Buchanan

Dave Buchanan teaches English literature and sustainability studies at MacEwan University, where he also serves on the Advisory Council of the Social Innovation Institute. His research looks at the history of cycling literature. He and his wife and two sons are avid cyclists, walkers, and cross-country skiers who love all four of Edmonton’s seasons. He believes that multi-modal transportation is the future, and that our cites need to provide safe, accessible options for people to get around.

Kristen Flath 
Vice Chairperson

Kristen Flath has been involved with P4P for past year and volunteered in the cycling community for several years. She’s a year-round bike commuter and a cycle-touring enthusiast with some interest (but little skill) in bike mechanics. She strongly believes that the personal choices we make can lead to significant collective impact and would love to see an Edmonton that supports all modes of active transportation, and a community that embraces it.

Stephen Raitz

Stephen Raitz is currently completing his final year in a BA in Urban Planning at the University of Alberta. He has focused his studies on Transportation Planning issues within the Edmonton Region and looks forward to further delving into this field by working with P4P. Stephen works as a Get Out The Vote Campaign Coordinator for the University of Alberta Students’ Union, a Junior Planner with a Rural Planning Firm, and a Karaoke Host. Between all of this, Stephen is also a councillor with University of Alberta Students’ Union and the City of Edmonton Youth Council.

Marcel Huculak 

Marcel Huculak is a passionate transportation engineer who enjoys walking, driving, ride-sharing, Pogo-ing, taxis and especially biking. He was born and raised in Edmonton. Marcel is loving the changes he is seeing to make Edmonton a more walkable, bike-able, and livable city, and he wants to see more!

Sue Holdsworth

Sue Holdsworth is a professional planner who has worked in three countries on two continents. She has two interdisciplinary degrees, along with extra education in urban design and public engagement. She is happiest working in cross-discipline teams, and has the good fortune of having been the project manager for Edmonton’s award winning WinterCity Strategy. For the last two years, she has been a year-round bicycle commuter.


Michael Phair  

In February of 2016 the Provincial Government appointed Michael Phair Chair of the Board of Governors of the University of Alberta. In September 2018 he also became co-chair of EndPovertyEdmonton’s Stewardship Round Table. From 1992-2007 Michael was an elected member of Edmonton City Council. In the Edmonton community Michael Phair has have been active for more than 25 years with Edmonton’s Gay/Lesbian (Queer) community, founder of AIDS Edmonton, and a current board member of NeWest Press, Pro Coro Music Society, Edmonton Homeward Trust and Edmonton Pride Senior Group.

Melinda Steenbergen 

Melinda Steenbergen is a communications and policy professional, a parent of young children, a cautious commuter, and a political nerd. After a decade in Edmonton cycling year-round and two years pushing a stroller, she has spent countless hours thinking and talking about how we all deserve to travel safely. Melinda has three years’ experience on community league boards, and seven with the province working closely with politicians and government administrations on legislative and policy changes.


Local, national and international articles on active transportation


Active-transportation-related events, resources and research 

Charles Montgomery’s Keynote Address

Charles Montgomery is an award-winning author, urbanist, and leader of a consultancy building more happiness into cities. He is the author of the book Happy City. He's speaking at the national conference for students in planning, geography, and related disciplines. 

Place 18 Conference
Saturday, October 13
University of Alberta

The keynote address is open to the public. 

More event information + tickets


Thrive YEG

A project to collect stories about what programs, services or infrastructure make your life better here in Edmonton.

Your story will be posted on their website and shared with Edmonton City Council during the fall budget deliberations. 

Add your thoughts to Thrive YEG


Bike Plan Consultations

Participate in interactive drop-in sessions regarding the Bike Plan for Edmonton. 

There are several sessions planned across the city in a wide variety of neighbourhoods. 
Find a session near you


105 Ave Streetscape Design 

The 105 Ave Streetscape project team presents its final preliminary design for the corridor in the Queen Mary Park neighbourhood. 

Tuesday, October 30
Queen Mary Park Community League

Residents are invited to drop-in and ask the project team any outstanding questions.
Learn more about the project


Winter Cycling Workshops

The City of Edmonton’s Bike Education Street Team is leading two free workshops to help folks keep rolling while it’s snowing. 

  • Saturday, November 3
    Mountain Equipment Co-op Downtown 
  • Saturday November 10
    Queen Alexandra Community League
Whether you're new to cycling in winter or have years of experience, join this workshop to learn how to cycle year-round with confidence and comfort.  
Register | November 3 workshop
Register | November 10 workshop
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