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26 Avenue SE station

Location

Southwest corner of the 11 Street S.E. and 26 Avenue S.E. intersection, West of Crossroads Market

Station Type

Elevated above ground

LRT Platform Type

Side loading

Transit Connections

  • Local routes

Transit Amenities

  • On-street bus stops
  • Plaza
  • Heated waiting areas
  • Elevator platform access
  • Bike parking
  • Customer pick-up/drop-off

What's Nearby?

  • Crossroads Market
  • Loose Moose Theatre
  • The Compound Skate Park
  • Calgary Police Services
  • Animal and Bylaw Services
  • Water Services Centre

About the station

26 Avenue S.E. Station will be an elevated station located on the embankment west of Crossroads Market. The station is near the community of Ramsay and many diverse jobs and services. Local bus routes will connect transit riders to nearby amenities.

Pre-construction work

Enabling Works projects have started in the community. These projects include:

  • utility relocation
  • land preparation
  • environmental remediation
  • transit route improvements

Long-term vision

This station area has been identified for Transit Oriented Development (TOD). In 2015, Green Line worked with the community and developer stakeholders to create the Inglewood/Ramsay/26 Avenue S.E. Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Concept Plan. Highlights of the plan include a pedestrian-friendly retail shopping street on 11 Street S.E., similar to 9 Avenue S.E. This will revitalize one of Calgary’s oldest, historic communities. It will also support local businesses, entrepreneurs and the community.  

Between 9 Avenue S.E. and 26 Avenue S.E., there could be:

  • pedestrian amenities
  • trees and streetscape enhancements
  • bike lanes, roadway improvements
  • shopping and restaurants

See Green Line Southeast - Where we are & where we're going (2015) – page 20

New shopping, living and working options will attract new residents who wish to live and work in the area. The Historic East Calgary Area Redevelopment Plan will help guide redevelopment in Inglewood and Ramsay. Redevelopment projects will be careful to add to, rather than disturb, the community’s unique and historic qualities.

New development around Green Line stations 

A new LRT station will spur development in this area. For a list of current planning applications near this station view The City's Development Map. Green Line works closely with the Planning & Development department on land use and development near future LRT stations. For more information visit Building, Planning & Business.

Population, jobs and ridership within a 10 minute walk/800 m

  • 2018
    • Population: 0
    • Jobs: 3,100
    • Ridership: 0
  • 2028
    • Population: 2,200
    • Jobs: 3,900
    • Ridership: 700
  • 2048
    • Population: 6,900
    • Jobs: 6,300
    • Ridership: 1,700
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