Author: Shane Keating

Talking Green Line with the Construction Industry

Yesterday morning, along with General Manager of Transportation Michael Thompson, I had the opportunity to talk Green Line with many members of Calgary’s construction and contracting community. A few people even ventured in from out of town. The event was put together by Global Public Affairs and they asked a number of questions to Mr. Thompson […]

Province Announces Upgrades to Deerfoot Trail

Today, Minister of Transportation Brian Mason and Minister of Service Brian Malkinson were in town to announce upgrades to Deerfoot Trail worth $478 million. The announcement includes 21km of new lanes, one southbound and one northbound from Anderson/Bow Bottom Trail to Beddington Trail which will help relieve some of the congestion caused by these choke […]

No, Council Has NOT Issued a $1.5 Billion Blank Cheque

There has been a lot of talk about Council’s approval of the event centre, the BMO centre expansion, the Arts Commons expansion and the fieldhouse. Unfortunately, a lot of that talk seems to be a lot of misinformation, almost like what’s being passed around is onto round 50 of the game “telephone.” It only took […]

The Green Line Has Left the Station

Today marks one of, if not the, most historic moments in my time on Council. Since being elected, I have been pushing for improved transit to the southeast. At first, I thought maybe that’s simply a dedicated transitway. However, we were able to find the money at the municipal level that shifted the conversation towards […]

We’re Building More Than Half of the Green Line

I was thrilled to hear that United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney will continue to support the Green Line, if he is elected Premier in the upcoming provincial election. Frankly though, his support should come as no shock. I can’t state how grateful I am for the support, both politically and financially, he and the […]