These guidelines outline the transportation requirements for land development within the City of Edmonton. These documents provide guidance regarding acceptable access locations and configurations, as well as supporting traffic assessments that may be requested as part of any development within the City.

Transportation Impact Assessment (TIA) Guidelines

Transportation Impact Assessments (TIA) may be requested in support of land development within the City of Edmonton to analyze and understand the traffic impacts of a proposed development. These guidelines have been developed to assist landowners, developers, and consultants in identifying situations where a TIA may be required, as well as the expected content, presentation, analysis methodology, and submission requirements.

Transportation Impact Guidelines (2016)

These are comprehensive guidelines for the development of TIAs, including requirements for levels of study, content, technical analysis, standards and methodology.

Infill Development Supplement (2021 Draft Edition)

This is a supplement to the 2016 Guidelines, with additional focus on infill development and considerations for the city’s developed areas. The supplement includes guidance on and links to recent policy and procedures, public engagement, active modes, transit and Transportation Demand Management (TDM), safe mobility, lanes (alleys), open option parking, and more.

Consultants are encouraged to use and provide feedback to Planning Coordination on this draft edition. A finalized version is anticipated later in 2021.

Access Management Guidelines

The Access Management Guidelines are intended to assist in the planning of vehicular access for development or redevelopment of land within the City of Edmonton. The guidelines provide direction for any party that wishes to create or modify an access to a parcel of land regarding the planning and approval of accesses. Guidance is provided on the location, type, and configuration of accesses in the context of a variety of factors.