Edmonton is planning for its future — to grow into a healthy, urban and climate resilient city of 2 million people. Our goal is to be a neighbourly city with a strong sense of community and personal wellness that embodies and promotes equity for all Edmontonians. Transformational change is needed to bring this vision to life. Traffic safety is at the heart of supporting a healthy city, livable urban places, and a prosperous regional economy.
As part of this, the City is reducing the default speed limit in residential neighbourhoods and areas with high numbers of pedestrians, creating safe, livable streets for everyone. Reducing residential speeds can make our streets calmer, quieter, and safer for people walking, biking, driving and enjoying their neighbourhood.
Safe, livable streets will help us reach our goal of Vision Zero; zero traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries in Edmonton.