BEC / MAR / 2024

“It’s about getting people where they want to go and having the most choice,” says Cheung. Edmonton’s commitment to environmental sustainability is evident in the design and implementation of the Metro Line extension. Solar panels installed on station canopies harness renewable energy, powering two-thirds of the station’s energy needs. By integrating green technologies and practices, Edmonton demonstrates its resolve to combat climate change and minimize its carbon footprint. The successful realization of the Metro Line extension owes much to the collaboration between public and private stakeholders. Consulting firms such as Stantec Consulting, Phicon, Platinum Engineering, WSP, GEC Architecture, SMA Consulting as well as the City’s contractor, PCL, have played pivotal roles in planning, designing, and executing the project. This partnership underscores the importance of collective action in addressing complex urban challenges. LOOKING AHEAD As Edmonton continues to evolve and grow, investments in transit infrastructure will remain paramount. The expansion of Edmonton’s Metro Line to the northwest heralds a new chapter in the city’s transit evolution. More than just a means of getting from point A to point B, the Metro Line is the tool that will help to create Edmonton’s vision for a greener, more accessible, and more connected city. For more information, please visit Perforated Panels at NAIT Blatchford Market 39 MAR 2024 | BUSINESS ELITE CANADA