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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Save Our Pools: Beltline and Inglewood Aquatic & Fitness Centres Set for Closure End of This Year

Hasty budget cuts have led the City of Calgary to announce the closure of the Beltline and Inglewood Aquatic & Fitness Centres at the end of this year

As part of the $60 million budget cuts announced this summer, the City of Calgary is planning to close the Beltline Aquatic & Fitness Centre and the Inglewood Aquatic Centre, both staple recreation assets in the Beltline and Inglewood communities. 

Of the $1.5 million being cut from City of Calgary Recreation, $800,000 is proposed to come from closing the Beltline and Inglewood centres. However, it makes no sense for the City to expect Beltline and Inglewood to shoulder more than half the entire City's cuts to Recreation. 

 

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Feedback Wanted: Cowboys Tent

The Beltline Neighbourhoods Association is requesting community feedback from neighbouring residents of the Cowboys Stampede Tent operated by the Cowboys Music Festival from July 4th to 14th, 2019.

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City rushing Southeast Green Line construction amidst uncertainty and risk

On Monday, the City of Calgary released an update finally acknowledging to Calgarians the extent of their new plans to delay the Downtown and Beltline portion of the Green Line and scrap much of the underground alignment that was approved by City Council in June of 2017 after years of public engagement with Calgary businesses and communities. 

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Save the Green Line in Calgary’s Downtown and Beltline!

New plans could jeopardize the heart of Calgary’s Green Line as the City announces its intention to reconsider the Downtown and Beltline Green Line LRT alignment.

Read below to find out more about the plans and how you can help.

 

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