Closed LRT station elevator frustrates Edmonton parents with stroller – Edmonton

Sharon Yeo with her daughter and stroller in front of the closed elevator at the Stadium LRT station near downtown Edmonton, Alta. on Tuesday, January 29, 2019.
[ad_1] Mack Male and his wife Sharon Yeo live in downtown Edmonton and are avid users of the transit system. That lifestyle didn’t change when their daughter was born.But on Tuesday afternoon, the couple hit a snag while trying to leave the Stadium LRT station with their stroller: the elevator was out of service, and a notice told users to go to the next station. READ MORE: Beefed-up security presence coming to Edmonton transit stationsThat’s not an easy task when the closest LRT stations in either direction are more than a kilometre away: Coliseum Station is 1.5 kilometres to the north and Churchill Station 1.7 kilometres to the south.“I thought this was crazy,” Male said.READ MORE: Commuters air frustrations about broken LRT escalators“Sharon and I are both active ETS riders, but far too often we have experiences...