Edmonton ‘freezeway’ could let residents skate to work

Artist's rendering of the FreezewayWith an average temperature of -12C (9.5F) in the heart of winter, and home to seven city-owned outdoor skating rinks, Edmonton, Alberta is no stranger to the cold.   Unlike other cities in the US and Canada that have banned activities such as tobogganing because of insurance costs, Edmonton has no such laws.   Now the city is considering flooding an 11km route for residents to commute through the city on skates.   It’s called the Freezeway. Organisers are planning a pilot project for as early as next winter.…MORE

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