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Norwood Boulevard (111 and 112 Avenues) has the potential to be an even more vibrant destination that serves the diverse needs of our community – as a gathering place, a commuter route and a place where people work, shop, learn and play.

In recognition of the importance of the diverse needs of all of those who use Norwood Boulevard, the City has completed a study and design process to recreate this corridor.

About the Study


This work followed the City’s Main Street Guidelines, along with public input, to develop a new vision for Norwood Boulevard between 109 Street and 82 Street (see study area map 19MB).

The study focused on:

  • Updating current land use policies
  • Improving transportation (particularly for pedestrians and cyclists)
  • Promoting new design policies and other changes to help create a street of exceptional quality for all people to work, live, learn and play


On July 2, 2014, Council directed administration “to conduct a corridor study for Norwood Boulevard so that Council can consider adopting updated land use, transportation and design policy for the area.”

There is a good reason to study Norwood Boulevard. The Norwood Boulevard corridor is in need of renewal. It has never enjoyed a coherent vision for its future.

Ward, neighbourhood and plan boundaries have always divided the area and, as a result, no study has ever considered the whole corridor in a holistic manner.

Also, with the development of the Kingsway/Royal Alex LRT Station, there exists a great opportunity to link Kingsway/Royal Alex and Stadium LRT stations with a comprehensive corridor.

For More Information

Robert Lipka




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