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The City Plan was developed based on technical studies, policy development and over 2 years of engagement with Edmontonians and stakeholders.

City Plan Technical Studies

The City Plan is informed by a number of technical studies. The key findings and results of these helped inform the development of the recommended land use concept.

Economic, Demographic and Market Study

Cover of The City Plan – Economic, Demographic and Market StudyAn assessment of Edmonton’s current and anticipated future demographic, employment and market trends, that identifies key areas of population and employment growth.  

Edmonton Mass Transit Study

Cover of the Edmonton Mass Transit Strategy document.

A framework for mass transit development and expansion considering Edmonton’s current transit state and presenting an evolved direction for a future with one million more residents.

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions and Energy Analysis

Cover of City Plan Greenhouse Gas and Energy Analysis document.An analysis of The Draft City Plan’s impact on greenhouse gas emissions compared to Edmonton’s anticipated emissions without making proactive changes to reach our carbon budget.

Population/Employment Distribution and Development Density Summary

Cover of Population/Employment Distribution and Development Density SummaryAn overview of key geographical locations around the city that population and employment is expected to grow as Edmonton welcomes an additional one million residents.

Growth Scenarios Relative Financial Assessment

Cover of City Plan Relative Financial Assessment Report An assessment of the costs and benefits of different land use patterns and population densification scenarios, considered as Edmonton grows to a city of two million residents.  

Climate Vulnerability Assessment

Cover of City Plan Climate Vulnerability Assessment document.An assessment of Edmonton’s vulnerability to future man-made and natural climate-related disasters with the Draft City Plan’s application, compared to maintaining business as usual as we grow to a city of two million residents.

The Next Wave: Planning for Disruption

A study of how The City Plan can help Edmonton and Edmontians be more agile and adaptable in the face of disruption.

City Planning Framework

Cover of City Plan - Planning and Environment Services Framework document.The City Planning Framework clarifies the hierarchy and planning tool categories, and will serve as one of the key implementation tools of The City Plan.

Policy Development

What We Are Hearing Reports

Executive Summary

Learn about the many ways residents have been engaged throughout the project to help create and refine The City Plan.

The City Plan (Phase I)

Public Engagement for The City Plan began early fall 2018. Here's what you told us in September and October of 2018.

Identifying City Moves (Phase II)

Here's what you told us in November and December of 2018.

Choices for our Future City (Phase III) - City Wide Engagement

Here's what you told us in spring and summer 2019.

Choices for our Future City (Phase III) - Indigenous Engagement

Here's what you told us in spring and summer 2019.

Intentions and Directions for our Future City (Phase IV)

A summary of the results of city-wide engagement for the City Plan that took place between June and December 2019.

Sixth Grade Science and the City of Tomorrow

Over 1600 kids in 33 different schools across all twelve wards shared their ideas for the choices we should make in The City Plan. This comic tells the story of an intrepid group of kids who build the City of Tomorrow and share their vision of the city they want to live in.

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