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Advocate for an LRT to King's

Feb 23, 2018

Can you imagine an LRT coming to King's? Currently, the City of Edmonton is planning an LRT from the University of Alberta down Whyte Ave. to eastern Edmonton. The line will go to Bonnie Doon Mall to connect with the River Valley Line being built, but they have not decided where it will go afterwards. We would like as many of you as possible to advocate that this line eventually goes to King's.

1) Consider attending a meeting to voice your support:

Date: Tuesday February 27
Location: St. Basil’s Cultural Centre 10819 71 Avenue

Date: Wednesday February 28
Location: Campus Saint Jean, McMahon Pavillion 8406 Rue Marie-Anne Gaboury

Meeting time: 4:30 - 8:30 pm
Presentation times: 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

2) Provide feedback in a survey!

Go to the transit centre website and click on the "survey" link at the bottom of the right-hand column (if you plan to go to a meeting, please do the survey as well, as they ask questions about your experience at the meeting). In the section that asks for your neighborhood put "Ottewell," which is the neighborhood across the street from King's (if you live in another neighborhood, please use your own). Express your interest in seeing the LRT go further east and name The King's University as many times as possible. Use your own words, but you might write something in the opportunities section like "This LRT will make for an excellent "University Line" connecting MacEwan University, Norquest, The University of Alberta, Campus St. Jean, and The King's University." Or in the section that currently has a terminus at Bonnie Doon you could write, "I would like to see the Central LRT go further east and connect to The King's University."

Thanks for your participation to help improve public transit to King's.