A free, public talk on the problems with Edmonton’s current approach to winter sidewalks and what alternatives are possible
Hear how sidewalks covered in snow, ice and slush present a significant threat to the safety and mobility of pedestrians and what can be done about it, from neighbourhood-led efforts, enforcement, autonomous snow removal equipment, plus more.
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- June 29 | How to design shared spaces during COVID-19
- July 21 | How to get sustainable transport and design in new Edmonton suburbs
- August 10 | How to add climate resilient features to city centres
- September 22 | How to make Edmonton’s winter sidewalks safe + accessible to all
Tuesday, September 22
*all registered attendees will receive the Zoom URL in an email the day before the event
Fiona is a second-year student in the MSc in Urban and Regional Planning program at the University of Alberta, studying alternative approaches to winter sidewalks maintenance in Edmonton. She also works part-time researching Canadian municipal planning through the lens of human rights law. In her free time, she enjoys exploring Edmonton, socializing virtually, trying new recipes, running, and practicing yoga.