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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June 2019 - Supervised Consumption Site (SCS) Update

We've been closely engaged with Alberta Health Services, the City, and the Provincial Government since this past fall. Here is our June 2019 update with respect to the Supervised Consumption Site (SCS) at the Sheldon Chumir Health Centre.

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We're Hiring: BNA Summer Jobs!

The BNA is currently recruiting youth for five exciting summer job positions between May 13 and August 31, 2019. We're seeking ambitious, outgoing and talented youth to join our team behind the 2019 BUMP Mural Festival in Calgary and support greater engagement with residents in the Beltline.

 

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March 2019 - Supervised Consumption Site (SCS) Update

We've been closely engaged with Alberta Health Services, the City, and the Province since this past fall. Here is an update with respect to the Supervised Consumption Site (SCS) at the Sheldon Chumir Health Centre.

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Now accepting artist submissions for BUMP 2019!

The Beltline Urban Murals Project (BUMP) is now accepting submissions for our 2019 program. The submission process is intended to solicit portfolios and qualifications for artists who will be chosen for the project. We are seeking artists experienced in murals, who can execute murals on a large scale, and who can contribute to the betterment of the community through art. We value creativity, diversity and talent in our artists.

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A Big Beltline Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2019 Beltline Bonspiel at Lougheed House presented by Strategic Group on Saturday, February 16th 2019. We want to say a big thank you to the community and our incredible event sponsors and partners.

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Bring Back the Blue in Downtown Calgary

Latest CPS report shows crime has spiked in Calgary’s City Centre

Last week, the Calgary Police Service released a 2018 Statistical Overview focusing on crime around the Supervised Consumption Site at the Sheldon Chumir Health Centre in the Beltline. While the report validated the concerns of some residents and businesses around the site, it also revealed a troubling spike in crime that occurred in the Centre City as a whole in 2018.

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December Newsletter & Happy Holidays!

Just before we head into 2019, we want to share a few items from our fall 2018 highlight reel, offer some insight into what the new year holds for the BNA, and wish you a very happy holiday season!

 

 

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TAKE ACTION: Share your support for a safer 2nd Street SW

City releases new plan for safer 2nd Street SW

Thanks to public engagement and much feedback from the community, the City has released a new revised plan for making 2nd Street SW between 26 Ave and 10 Ave SW safer for everyone.

 

The new plan makes good on building upon the important lesson that the cycle tracks taught us about safety: protected bike lanes greatly increase safety for less confident riders, particularly women and children.

 

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