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Project History

2017 / 2019

  • Design standards for pedestrian signage and pedway signage completed
  • Contractor for sign fabrication has been hired, Epcor undertaking electrical design and installation for lit signage
  • Permanent pedestrian signage will be installed 2018/19 and will be included in future major streetscape projects
  • Contractor to provide digital map services has been hired with initial outputs in 2019

Fall 2016

  • Finalizing pedway guidelines for property owners within the pedways to guide updating of signage
  • Finalizing design guidelines for on-street and pedway signage
  • Installing interim signage in the downtown, updating pedway pedestal maps, producing new downtown visitor map
  • Developing tender for permanent sign fabrication and installation
  • Developing a Request for Proposal for digital mapping

2016 / 2015

  • Consulted and developed the Edmonton Design Standard for Wayfinding
  • Developed detailed corridor plans for wayfinding signage in primary pedestrian areas
  • Designed interim signs for areas of the downtown core impacted by construction
  • Created the concept plan for signage and mapping of the Pedway Network
  • Held open house May 4, 2016 to share close to final designs


Developed a business case and detailed strategy for a unified corporate wayfinding system, approved to move forward by city council.

Executive Committee Meeting Minutes - October 28, 2014 (Item 6.3)

Business Case Aug 2014

Detailed Strategy Aug 2014

The Wayfinding Surveys Summary Report - May 2014 summary of what we heard from the surveys undertaken to support the business case


Corporate Approach to Wayfinding – audit of existing conditions and an overall recommended approach

For More Information

Telephone 780-495-0322
Fax 780-495-0330

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