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Ward 7 News: Fall Green Line Workshops

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Public engagement for the Green Line continues this Fall in the build up to a decision about route alignment and station placement.  The Green Line is a city-shaping project that will have significant, long-term impacts on the communities and neighbourhoods through which it travels. The Green Line is a city-shaping project that will have significant, long-term impacts on the communities and neighbourhoods through which it travels. 

In September, the Engagement Team will be in Crescent Heights/Tuxedo Park to discuss transit oriented development in the 9 Ave, 16 Ave, and 28 Ave N station areas. This engagement will be in the form of a design charrette, which is an intensive multi-day workshop. There are four opportunities for public input in the charrette:

Pains and Gains Public Session
Date: Monday, September 26, 2016
Time: 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Crescent Heights Community Association (1101 2 ST NW)
Details: Opportunity to provide input on existing mobility, design and development opportunities and challenges in the area.

Ideas Session (Registration required)
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time: 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Crescent Heights Community Association (1101 2 ST NW)
Details: This is the feature event of the design charrette! Play a simple and fun board game with other community members to design your own TOD concept. Professional designers will really look at and use your ideas.

Concepts Public Session
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time: 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Crescent Heights Community Association (1101 2 ST NW)
Details: Presentation of concepts based on what we heard and learned through the board game. Participants will have the opportunity to view and comment on initial concepts before the final solutions are developed. Presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by group discussion. Venue capacity is limited, please RSVP.

Outcomes Public Session
Date: Saturday, October 1, 2016
Time: 11 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Crescent Heights Community Association (1101 2 ST NW)
Details: Drop-in session to view the outcome of the charrette. A presentation will be given at 12:45 p.m. followed by Q & A. Feedback will be collected and included in the final report back to Council.

​​Please join us at these upcoming sessions to share your thoughts on how to make the Green Line a major success.

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