Category Iveson

The province’s $600 million broken promise: No train for you

With funding in place federally and municipally for the development of the southeast Millwoods LRT line, the city was hopeful for the final $600 million of the $1.8 billion project to come from the provincial government. The government’s throne speech on Thursday promised to renew its long term commitment to funding mass transit in Edmonton […]

#yeg4LRT: Iveson’s propaganda machine

What started with the innocuous hashtag #yeg4LRT, enemy of industry Don Iveson has hammered another nail into Edmonton’s coffers. They bleed like stuck pigs as his propaganda machine eviscerates cold hard facts into a spine softening gruel of pie in the sky pseudoscience. Tuesday saw the launch of http://www.4lrt.com, a harem of enticing misinformation that […]

Southeast LRT: Matters of the heart

The train. The mighty industrial chariot which mocks the pitiful spindle legs of horse and human. We who covet with unnatural tenacity light rail transit have been told that in seven years time we will be able to mock vulgar plodding of biological locomotion from the velocitous caravan that is an LRT going all the […]