This is the blog post/show notes to accompany Episode 2 of the New In Town podcast:
Potholes, infill and transit: Edmonton, why you gotta be like that?
Potholes, infill, and the state of Edmonton transit are among the things that seem to get people riled up in this town. If you’re new, you might be wondering what the deal is. On this episode of the podcast, keen human and local journalist Elise Stolte explains the background and raison d’etre of a few of these perennial irritants for Edmonton dwellers. Plus: one weird theory on why we don’t have more city councillors yet.
If you want to get in touch with Elise, here’s her info:
To be entered for the prize draw (next one is a prize package from Honest Dumplings/South Island Pie Co.), send us your questions about Edmonton, comments about the show, topic and/or guest suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 14, 2019.
Here’s a map and a list of things we talked about:
- Cococo (Edmonton Glenora location, aka Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut)
- Government House Park
- Government House
- The Street Performers’ Festival
- Edmonton City Hall
- Pembina River tubing
- Alberta river levels site