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The TraXSafe program is designed to help transit customers, pedestrians, and motorists stay safe around LRT tracks and at LRT stations.

Safety Information

TraXSafe brochure

TraxSafe Pedestrians
Pedestrians and transit users are encouraged to follow these tips to stay safe around LRT.
  • Always obey signs and signals;
  • Always cross at designated safe crossings;
  • Always look both ways before crossing;
  • Never stop on the track;
  • Don’t play on or near the tracks;
  • Don’t put anything on the tracks;
  • Be careful when crossing the tracks;
  • Never try to race a train;
  • Stand back from platform edges;
  • Listen for station or train announcements.

Be alert! LRT trains can come from either direction on any track.

Safety around LRT Tracks

  • Cross quickly, and only at marked crossing areas;
  • STOP, LOOK in both directions, and LISTEN before crossing the tracks, even when warning bells, lights, and crossing arms are not activated;
  • Obey all signs, signals, and announcements;
  • Don’t cross in front of or behind stopped trains;
  • NEVER walk along tracks.

Safety on LRT Platforms

  • Stand back from platform edges;
  • Pay attention to announcements;
  • Don’t engage in horseplay on the platform or near the LRT tracks;
  • Be aware of the location of emergency phones and station/platform exits;
  • NOTE: All stations are monitored by security cameras.

Use Pedways where available

  • Be courteous to others and don’t play in or block walkways;
  • Be aware of the location of emergency phones and exits;
  • NOTE: Underpasses and pedways are monitored by security cameras;
  • At McKernan/Belgravia, use underpass to cross 114 Street at 76 Avenue;
  • Southgate and Century Park LRT and Transit Stations have pedways have above street pedways over 111 Street.
TraxSafe Motorists

Traffic controls are in place along the LRT corridor to accommodate LRT operations around impacted LRT Stations.

Traffic Controls

Be aware of traffic control signals at these intersections along the LRT corridor.

Churchill to NAIT

LRT trains operate along 105 Street up to Kingsway Avenue and continues until Princess Elizabeth Avenue and 106 Street with stations at Kingsway/RAH and NAIT.

Intersections

105 Street & 105 Avenue

105 Street & 106 Avenue

105 Street & 107 Avenue

Kingsway & 104 Street

111 Avenue & 106 Street

Princess Elizabeth Avenue & 106 Street

Southgate to Century Park

LRT trains operate along the median on 111 Street from 61 Avenue to 23 Avenue with stations at Southgate and Century Park.

Intersections

111 Street & 29a Avenue

111 Street & 34 Avenue

111 Street & 37 Avenue

111 Street & 43 Avenue

111 Street & Whitemud Drive

111 Street & 49 Avenue

111 Street & 51 Avenue

111 Street & 54 Avenue

111 Street & 57 Avenue

Health Science, McKernan/Belgravia, South Campus/Fort Edmonton Park

LRT trains operate on the west side of 114 Street.

Intersections

83 Avenue & 114 Street

University Avenue & 114 Street

76 Avenue & 114 Street

Traffic Signs

  • Use extra caution when making turns at intersections where LRT operates. Do not stop on tracks.
  • Images of signs and details.
LRT Traffic Signs and Signals

As a motorist, you must obey these signs and signals for your safety and the safety of pedestrians. Look both ways before moving into the track area. Be on the lookout for the LRT at all times – it moves quickly and quietly.

Use extra caution when making turns at intersections where LRT operates: DO NOT STOP ON THE TRACKS!

Sign

Description

No right turn when train is approaching

  • This active sign lights up when a train is approaching. 
  • When lit, no right turns are allowed.  A crossing gate will also go down. DO NOT STOP ON THE TRACKS OR BLOCK THE INTERSECTION.
  • Right turns permitted when sign is not lit. 

New signal phasing

  • Eastbound and westbound DO NOT run concurrently.
  • All movements from one direction (left, through and right) all move at the same time.

No right turn on red

  • No right turns allowed on red light.
  • A green arrow or solid ball indicates when  right turns are permitted.
  • DO NOT STOP ON THE TRACKS and keep moving through the track area.

Pedestrian crossing restriction

Pedestrians to cross only in designated crosswalks.

Pedestrian and Vehicle Crossing Arm

When the crossing arms are down and warning bells are activated, pedestrians and motorists must immediately move out of the track area.

For More Information

Email traxsafe@edmonton.ca

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