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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
The Beltline Neighbourhoods Association (BNA) is a vibrant community association for the Beltline district in urban Calgary home to over 25,000 residents in the neighbourhoods of Connaught and Victoria Park.
Based out of the McHugh House Community & Arts Hub, the BNA is non-profit organized by a volunteer Board of Directors who work to make the BNA an accessible and diverse association open to all residents to get involved in making the Beltline an even better place.
It’s been a very different year but a busy one again none the less! Here’s what we’ve done together…Read more
Like the COVID-19 Pandemic, We Need an Evidence-Based Response to the Opioid Crisis Led by Healthcare Experts
While much of our attention this year has been focused on the global COVID-19 pandemic, it has distracted from the equally tragic and even more destructive opioid crisis wreaking havoc in communities across Alberta, Canada and the United States. As of September 9th, 248 Albertans have died while the opioid crisis has claimed the lives of over 2,000 Albertans.Read more
We saved our pools...until 2021.
We have an opportunity to share with the City how we use social and recreational facilities in the Beltline neighbourhoods.Read more
The Beltline Neighbourhoods Association has launched a petition to make 15 Avenue safer with a protected cycle track. Read more>>
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.Read more
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.Read more