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June 12, 2014

Edmonton rolls out BYD test bus

The buses will run on various ETS routes across the city, travelling with regularly scheduled buses in service and for special events. Instead of paying a fare, passengers will be asked to complete a survey describing their experience riding an electric bus.


May 28, 2014

Edmonton light rail project receives $150M infusion

The project is the first funding announcement since the launch of the New Building Canada Fund, the Government of Canada's unprecedented long-term infrastructure plan.


May 22, 2013

Edmonton Transit taps Axion plastic rail ties

The ties will be used for road crossing applications where the transit line’s rail tracks intersect with roads.


March 21, 2013

Edmonton Transit adds 9 New Flyers

Buses are anticipated to begin production in the second quarter of 2013 and will be completely manufactured and assembled at New Flyer of America’s St. Cloud, Minn. manufacturing facility.


September 14, 2012

Cubic completes Edmonton pilot project

The pilot took place at the Churchill light-rail transit station and involved the CLEAR-USE radiological and explosives detection system developed by Cubic Security Systems and prime contractor Mobile Detect Inc. of Ontario.


August 31, 2012

ETS taps Trapeze for new ITS solution

Was selected to help address ETS's objective for a fully integrated, progressive, easy-to-use, public transit system that supports economic development and helps improve the quality of life in Edmonton.


January 11, 2012

Edmonton riders to be scanned for explosives

The federally-funded pilot project will modify ticket machines to find potential terrorist threats in a test of technology aimed at boosting safety for commuters without slowing them down with airport-style holdups.


September 2, 2011

AECOM receives $35.5M Edmonton light rail contract

Under the contract, the company will provide preliminary engineering design services for the Southeast LRT line from downtown Edmonton to Mill Woods and the West LRT line from Lewis Estates to downtown Edmonton.


July 26, 2011

Man who attacked Edmonton bus driver jailed indefinitely

The man pleaded guilty in May 2010 to aggravated assault for punching the driver in the face, pulling him off the bus and stomping his face 15 times during the morning rush hour on Dec. 3, 2009.


April 14, 2011

AECOM to equip Edmonton light rail for $32.5M

The construction phase of the project is scheduled to be complete by December 2013 and service to commence in April 2014.


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