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2 St. S.W. Complete street project

Project update

The second phase of engagement will run from October 29 until November 16, 2018. You can participate in the following ways:
  • Online;
  • By filling out a feedback form at one of two sounding boards; or
  • Pop-up events (dates to be determined).
Information on the revised roadway design, dates of the pop-up events and the location of the sounding boards can be found on the project engagement page.

Project overview

The City of Calgary is upgrading the existing bikeway along 2 St. S.W., from 10 Ave. to 26 Ave. We are planning to upgrade the existing shared driving and cycling lane and install curb extensions to make it safer for people to cross the road.
This is being done to improve the walking and cycling experience, provide better access and connections to key destinations in this area, and connect to the existing cycle track and pathway system.

Phase 1: proposed road changes

  • Four to five curb extensions
  • Painted bike lanes along both sides of the road
  • Parking all moved to the west side of Second Street S.W.
  • Continue to have two driving lanes
  • New all-way stop at 2 St. and 26 Ave. S.W.

2 St. S.W. - 17 Ave. S.W.

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2 St. S.W.

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Phase 1: potential parking impacts

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Loss of approximately 13 parking stalls and one 20 minute loading zone

  • East side of 2 St. S.W. between 24 Ave. and 25 Ave. S.W.
  • East side of 2 St. S.W. south of alley between 25 Ave. and 26 Ave. S.W.
  • Loading zone on east side of 2 St. just south of 12 Av. S.W.

Addition of four parking stalls

  • West side of 2 St. S.W. between 15 and 17 Av. S.W. (north of mid-block alley).

Conversion of Park Plus paid zone (approximately 19 stalls) into hybrid spaces (free parking)

  • North side of 24 Ave. east of 2 St. S.W.

Construction information

Construction work has been postponed until spring/summer 2019. Construction will include: new curb extensions, new road markings and paint lines and updated signs.

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