Wayfinding

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Have you seen the signs?

Proposed wayfinding prototypes have been designed in various sign types and are seeking community feedback. These include street banners, entrance, pedestrian, vehicular, park identification, historical and trail signage. The signs incorporated public feedback from this past summer that create community focused signs that reflect the unique culture, diversity, and people of Wood Buffalo.

Wayfinding is a series of visual cues to help residents and visitors understand where they are, and where they are going.

How to Participate

Everyone is encouraged to participate through a range of engagement opportunities:

  • Online Survey
  • Online Quick Poll
  • Community Gatherings
  • Fort McMurray Fall Trade Show; September 23-25

Search for prototypes

A variety of proposed sign types have been installed for public viewing throughout downtown Fort McMurray, can you find them all? The prototypes provide a visual representation on size, color, font, and icons. Are they easy to spot? Are they legible? To find all the locations visit the mapping tool.

Sign prototypes are proposed designs and may adapt after public feedback.

Project Background

The wayfinding strategy will support guiding principles that will help build future wayfinding for the entire region, and a detailed plan for sign placement and design for Fort McMurray downtown and waterfront area. Engagement feedback obtained from Phase 1 is included in the What We Heard Report.


Have you seen the signs?

Proposed wayfinding prototypes have been designed in various sign types and are seeking community feedback. These include street banners, entrance, pedestrian, vehicular, park identification, historical and trail signage. The signs incorporated public feedback from this past summer that create community focused signs that reflect the unique culture, diversity, and people of Wood Buffalo.

Wayfinding is a series of visual cues to help residents and visitors understand where they are, and where they are going.

How to Participate

Everyone is encouraged to participate through a range of engagement opportunities:

  • Online Survey
  • Online Quick Poll
  • Community Gatherings
  • Fort McMurray Fall Trade Show; September 23-25

Search for prototypes

A variety of proposed sign types have been installed for public viewing throughout downtown Fort McMurray, can you find them all? The prototypes provide a visual representation on size, color, font, and icons. Are they easy to spot? Are they legible? To find all the locations visit the mapping tool.

Sign prototypes are proposed designs and may adapt after public feedback.

Project Background

The wayfinding strategy will support guiding principles that will help build future wayfinding for the entire region, and a detailed plan for sign placement and design for Fort McMurray downtown and waterfront area. Engagement feedback obtained from Phase 1 is included in the What We Heard Report.


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Mapping Tool - Find the sign prototypes

12 days

Have you seen the signs? Wayfinding prototypes have been installed in high traffic areas throughout downtown Fort McMurray. Use the map to find all the location and sign types to see! Residents are encouraged to search for the signs and provide feedback online or in-person at the signs where a QR code directs residents to the online survey. 

This map is for information only. Click on the map to view the prototype locations.
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Point out your ideas and feedback

13 days

Do you have ideas or feedback about specific locations in Wood Buffalo?  Point them out on the map and leave a note to tell us what you think.

CLOSED: This map consultation has concluded.
Page last updated: 16 Sep 2022, 04:08 PM