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Ward 7 News: Green Line LRT Public Engagement Dates Announced

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Ward 7 official websiteGreat news!  The Green Line LRT Engagement Team has finalized dates, times and locations for the first round of community engagement sessions for the Green Line North LRT.  ​​

Calgarians are invited to attend the sessions, review the project scope and other established details, and provide important feedback that will help to shape the final product.  You can choose to attend the session located closest to you or any of the other sessions listed below:

Tuesday, February 2,   6pm - 8:30pm  Telus Convention Centre, 120 9th Ave SE (Centre City) 

Wednesday, February 3,   6pm - 8:30PM  St. Henry School, 7423 10 St NW (Beddington Trail to 160 Ave N)            

Tuesday, February 9,   6pm - 8:30pm  Rosedale School, 905 13 Ave NW (north of Centre City to 20 Ave N)

Wednesday, February 10,  6pm - 8:30pm   Mount View School, 2004 4 St NE (20 Ave N to north of McKnight Blvd)

Tuesday February 16,  6pm - 8:30pm  Thorncliffe School, 5646 Thornton Road NW (north of McKnight Blvd to Beddington Trail) 

In August, Councillor Farrell travelled to Vancouver, Seattle and Portland with two of her Council Colleagues and select City staff. The purpose of this trip was to learn about the recent experiences of these cities in building LRT lines for trains using low-floor technology, the same technology chosen for the Green Line. Councillor Farrell presented what she learned at two separate sessions in late 2015.  To view a video of her presentation, please visit our webpage or click on the image below.


Cover Slide of Presentation


As Calgary continues to grow, the way Calgarians move about the city will change.  According to the City's transportation plan RouteAhead, significant expansions to our transit network are required.  The proposed Green Line LRT is the next big project.  It will serve the central part of the city, travelling from North Pointe in the north all the way to Seton in the south.

in 2016, Council will be making critical decisions on key aspects of the largest capital project in the Calgary's history, an estimated cost of $5 billion. Decisions on alignment and how the train passes through the inner-city, below or above-ground, will determine the overall cost of the project, how well it serves the thousands of Calgarians and how it integrates with neighbouring communities.  We also must examine how the Green Line will maximize planning and development opportunities that will benefit Calgarians for generations to come.

For more in formation, please contact the Ward 7 Office or visit the Green Line North home page.


This content represents the personal views and opinions of the Ward Councillor and should not be taken as a statement of policy of The City of Calgary. The inclusion of any external content does not imply endorsement by The City of Calgary.

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