Many cities around the world use scrambles to provide safe and accessible crossings in high-pedestrian areas.
Pedestrian scrambles enhance walkability, which encourages more people to choose travel options that are active, healthy and environmentally sustainable, while increasing foot traffic that supports local business.
Pedestrian scrambles are an effective tool for increasing safety and livability on our streets.
Two New Pedestrian Scrambles on Whyte Avenue
In order to increase crossing safety, two intersections are being redesigned as pedestrian scrambles on Whyte Avenue; at Gateway Boulevard and at Calgary Trail (104 Street). This work is expected to be completed by the end of August 2021.
The City of Edmonton is working with the University of Alberta to evaluate this project.