Posted on Monday, September 19, 2022 10:42 AM
Accessible parking stalls are a necessity for residents with mobility and disability issues, and not being able to use them can dramatically impact their lives. Remember, a valid placard is required to use accessible parking stalls. Please consider the impact of parking in an accessible stall and leave these spaces available for those who depend on them.
For more information about accessible parking please visit the Service Alberta website.
Fort Saskatchewan is a Vision Zero community and asks,...
Posted on Monday, September 12, 2022 09:30 AM
If you need to cross a street, the best place to cross is at a marked crosswalk. Marked crosswalks are placed in areas with better visibility and have signs to indicate to drivers that pedestrians cross the road at this location. If a marked crosswalk isn’t available, cross at a street corner – it’s safer than crossing in the middle of a block.
Pedestrians should always stop, look both ways and make eye contact with drivers before entering a crosswalk, and Drivers should always proceed cautiously...
Posted on Tuesday, September 06, 2022 11:28 AM
Children are particularly vulnerable road users, because they may no be tall enough to see around a vehicle. Which is why it’s so important to park five meters or more from crosswalks and intersections, so clear sight-lines are available for pedestrians and motorists.
In school zones and around schools there are clearly marked No Parking areas, because of heavy bus and vehicle traffic. For your safety, and for the safety of others, please do not park or stand in the No Parking areas. We encourage...
Posted on Monday, August 29, 2022 09:26 AM
Fort Saskatchewan Municipal Enforcement would like to remind the public that school is back in session this week. Increased vehicle, cycle and pedestrian traffic will be moving throughout our community.
For the safety of our children and to help keep students and citizens safe, please pay attention to speed limits, stop signs and cross walks in school and playground zones. The 30 km/ hour school speed zone time is from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every school day, but it is good practise to consider children...
Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 08:15 AM
The Coyote is one of Alberta’s native wildlife species that plays a beneficial role in the eco-system. They’re Regularly seen in the North Saskatchewan River valley and around Fort Saskatchewan. We often receive questions from about coyotes and how to deal with them.
Coyotes are the size of a medium size dog. Coyotes pose little threat to humans; however, they have been known to attack cats and dogs.
Here are some things you can do to deter coyotes:
- Store garbage, recycling and organics properly...