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South Light Rail Transit Extension

Supporting Edmonton’s vision for sustainable growth

  • 8KM

    Of Track

  • 50+


  • 5

    New Stations

  • Edmonton, Alberta

    Edmonton, Alberta

Balancing a growing community’s long term transportation needs by creating a compact, integrated urban environment

As a longtime member of the Edmonton community, we have a personal stake in the success of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) system, which we brought to bear on the South LRT extension. As the managing consultant for the project, we led a large team responsible for the development of eight kilometers of track with a variety of coordinated elements. Designed through shared urban corridors, the project entailed five new stations, maintenance facility additions, and 300 meters of twin tunnels beneath prominent historical buildings in non-conducive tunneling geology. Given the complexity of the project, we paid close attention to identifying, mitigating, and monitoring risk issues.

We also worked closely with the community to keep them informed and involved. The extension serves the needs of a growing Edmonton community that is shifting from single passenger automobiles to rapid and efficient mass public transit. A highly used public transportation system creates connections between Edmonton’s various and diverse communities which, in turn, strengthen the cultural fabric of the city as a whole. 

At a Glance

Architect of Record
ONPA Architects
CEA 2005 Award of Excellence for Project Management
Meet Our Team

Alauddin Ahmed, Senior Associate, Transportation

Everyone has the right to a safe, efficient, and unhampered way to travel from one place to another—knowing the projects I have worked improves connectivity between people something I revel in.
Alauddin  Ahmed Senior Associate, Transportation Read More


Kevin MacLeod, Managing Senior Principal

As geomatics professionals, we provide information that is the foundation upon which our communities are designed and built.

Trevor Pasika , Senior Associate

Having fun is being challenged and working with a team just as passionate about seeing a project through from start to completion.

Alauddin  Ahmed

Senior Associate, Transportation


Kevin MacLeod

Managing Senior Principal

Trevor Pasika

Senior Associate

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