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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What We've Done - 2019

The Beltline Neighbourhoods Association is a engaged community association for the Beltline district in urban Calgary encompassing the neighbourhoods of Connaught and Victoria Park.

Based out of the McHugh House Community & Arts Hub, we are proud to be a recognized member of the Federation of Calgary Communities.

It’s been another busy year in the Beltline. Here’s what we’ve done together…

 

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September 2019 - Supervised Consumption Site (SCS) Update

We've been closely engaged with Alberta Health Services, the City of Calgary, Calgary Police Service, local residents and businesses. Here is our September 2019 update on the Supervised Consumption Site (SCS) at the Sheldon Chumir Health Centre.

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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.

 

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Central Memorial Park - August Events

Make sure you check out the Central Memorial Park events calendar. There is something for everyone in August! 

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WE'RE HIRING: Beltline Community Coordinator

The Beltline Neighbourhoods Association (BNA) is seeking a motivated, self-driven individual with strong organizational skills and a community and arts focus for our Community Coordinator position. The successful candidate will work out of our office in the beautiful, historic McHugh House on Centre Street and 17 Ave South.

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Subsidies to 14 new communities are forcing service cuts across Calgary

City Council is looking to cut $60 million in services to existing communities

This past June, Calgary City Council voted unanimously to cut $60 million from the city’s operating budget to help cover the non-residential business tax shortfall due to the declining property assessments in Calgary’s downtown core. With office vacancy rates over 20%, the buildings in the downtown core have dropped in value roughly $14 billion, opening up a $250 million hole in the city’s revenues in the wake of the subsidies Council approved for 14 new communities last summer.

 

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TD Partners with BUMP to bring Calgary’s murals to the masses

The Beltline Neighbourhoods Association is pleased to announce TD as the Presenting Partner for the 2019 BUMP Festival August 28th to 31st in Calgary, AB, Canada.

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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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