Media Recap


(Christina Varvis)

Our media release last week initiated a widespread discussion in Edmonton last week. Here is a recap of the stories and interviews that your Reboot Whyte Committee participated in:

August 13

  • “Edmonton has ‘ignored human toll’ of Whyte Avenue collisions for too long: group” (Metro Edmonton)

August 25

August 27

  • #RebootWhyte on Dinner Television.
  • CBC Edmonton AM (They interviewed two Reboot Whyte Committee members and discussed the issue much of the morning. No link available yet.)

August 28

August 29

  • CTV Morning Live (no link)

August 30

  • “People march on Whyte to raise pedestrian safety awareness” (Metro Edmonton)

Sep 1


#RebootWhyte Event: Success!

On August 28th, about 100 Edmontonians took action for a safer, more human-scaled Whyte Avenue.

People gathered at Corbett Hall on the West end of Whyte.


So many kids! (Photo courtesy of Nelson Niwa)

The walk-bike-skate then proceeded down Whyte to the Isaak Kornelsen Memorial Parklet.


“Borrowing” some space from cars to get the procession down the avenue (Photo courtesy of Michael Kalmanovitch)

Once everyone arrived they gathered around to hear Jon Behnke and me say a few words.