COMING THIS FALL: A Safer, friendlier 11th Street SW in the Beltline

11th Street in the Beltline connects homes, parks, schools, shopping and entertainment. But it has languished for too long and has been in need of improvements to better serve the neighbourhood. Three years ago, the BNA reached out to the City of Calgary to work together on identifying areas in need of improvement and addressing them. We’re pleased to share that, starting this fall, residents and visitors to the neighbourhood will be able to access and enjoy 11th Street much more safely and easily.

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Removing CMLC from the Event Centre Would Be A Mistake We Can't Afford

In April 2021 — days before an anticipated development permit application and public unveiling of the design — progress on Calgary’s new $550 million event centre / arena project in the Beltline was abruptly paused to address budget issues. Since the middle of June, it has become apparent that the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation’s (CMLC) project management role is in jeopardy. As a project that will make or break the future success of the Rivers District in the Beltline’s East Victoria neighbourhood, the Beltline Neighbourhoods Association (BNA) is extremely concerned and disappointed by this news.

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Overwhelming Support for 14 & 15 Avenue Safety & Mobility Improvements

The City of Calgary has released the final results of Phase II public engagement for safety and mobility improvements on 14th and 15th Avenues SW in the Beltline. The results show overwhelming support from residents, local businesses and developers for adding a protected mobility/cycle track on 15th Avenue with added safety improvements to both 14th and 15th Avenues including curb extensions, crosswalks and improved signage.

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Feedback Wanted: 14 & 15 Avenue Mobility Improvements - Phase II Engagement

The City of Calgary has opened Phase II of engagement for improvements to 14 and 15 Avenues South through the Beltline and is asking for your feedback by January 31st on design options that improve safety and mobility.

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Tell City Council to Vote 'No' to Subsidizing 11 More New Communities

Developers are lobbying City Council to approve 11 more new communities on November 2nd

On November 2nd, City Council will vote on whether to add 11 more new communities to the record 41 new communities already approved for development on Calgary's outskirts at a cost of an additional $23 million annually or the equivalent of a 1.5 per cent tax increase

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BNA Launches Petition for 15 Avenue South Safety Improvements

The Beltline Neighbourhoods Association has launched a petition to make 15 Avenue safer with a protected cycle track. Read more>>


We Need Your Help to Stop an 11th Hour Plan to Hack and Slash the Green Line

Councillor Reveals 11th Hour Plans to Hack the Green Line

As you may have seen in the news, Ward 6 City Councillor Jeff Davison is leading a group of councillors caving to the demands of a small, special interest group revealing his plans last week to use delay tactics to kill the Green Line north and yank the Beltline alignment to 10th Avenue, further away from residents and businesses.

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It's time to build the Green Line

The Beltline Neighbourhoods Association is pleased to have had an opportunity to collaborate with the City of Calgary’s Green Line team as a stakeholder over the past several years. Through our Beltline Urban Development Committee (BUDC), we have had a chance to share our insights and the perspectives of the community on numerous occasions through a variety of mediums including public open houses, workshops, and participation in public hearings of Calgary City Council and its standing policy committees.

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City Council Must Make Good on the Green Line

The Green Line is a visionary project

The Beltline Neighbourhoods Association is pleased to have had an opportunity to collaborate with the City of Calgary’s Green Line team as a stakeholder over the past several years. Through our Beltline Urban Development Committee (BUDC), we have had a chance to share our insights and the perspectives of the community on numerous occasions though a variety of mediums including public open houses, workshops, and participation in public hearings of Calgary City Council and its standing policy committees.

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UPDATE: City Refines 2nd Street SW Cycle Track Proposal

CITY RELEASES IMPROVED PLAN FOR SAFER 2ND STREET SW

After multiple rounds of engagement, the City of Calgary has released new and improved plans for the 2nd Street SW cycle tracks.

The new and improved plan introduces protected cycle tracks while maintaining two-way vehicular traffic on the street with numerous safety improvements along this critical street between the Elbow River Pathway and the Downtown Cycle Track Network.

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