Expanding Value of Green Line Stage 1

Stage 1 of the Green Line is big step forward, but undeniably it falls short of the expectations that many of us had. We heard frustration from Members of Council, we heard frustration from colleagues in other orders of government and most importantly we heard frustration from Calgarians. I pride myself on being a problem […]

Funding and Action Needed for Deerfoot Trail Solutions

This is going to come across as a really obvious comment – folks in southeast Calgary feel very strongly about Deerfoot Trail. For decades Deerfoot has been one of the few transportation options for the tens of thousands of folks that live south of Glenmore Trail and west of the Bow River. In the spring […]

Council to Decide on Green Line Stage 1

The next two and a half months are going to be critical for the Green Line LRT. Council has a decision to make on how the project will be staged as well as final decisions for the full alignment and station locations. The first of those decisions will come on Monday with the final vision […]

May 23 – Traffic Safety Town Hall

Residential traffic safety is one of the highest volume issues that Councillor’s hear about from residents. Ward 12 is home to many of Calgary’s fastest growing new communities – that growth can come with some challenges when it comes to managing traffic flows and ensuring our streets are safe places for everyone. In response to […]

April 25 – Coffee With Your Councillor

The next edition of Coffee With Your Councillor is right around the corner. This time we’ll be in New Brighton. We’ve had lots on our agenda at City Hall over the last few weeks, so I’m looking forward to a terrific discussion. When: Tuesday, April 25 – 7:00pm – 8:30pm Where: New Brighton Resident’s Association – 2 New […]

Something Fishy is Coming to Quarry Park

The 2013 floods changed a lot of things in our city. Perhaps nothing more so than the physical character of our rivers. Following the 2013 flood The City took forward a number of projects to repair and reinforce banks along the Bow River. These projects helped protect City infrastructure but in some cases had compounding […]

Carbon Tax Could be Costly for Calgary Transit

Tomorrow at the Standing Policy Committee on Transportation and Transit we will be discussing the impact of the carbon tax on the operations of our Calgary Transit (CT) fleet. You can find the full report here – Route Ahead Update Based on 2014 fuel consumption rates the carbon tax will lead to an additional $1.5 million […]

Tuesday March 21 – Coffee With Your Councillor

We are back for another edition of Coffee With Your Councillor. This time we are setting up shop in McKenzie Towne. It’s been a busy few weeks at City Hall, I’m looking forward to a really interesting discussion. When: Tuesday, March 21 – 7:00pm – 8:30pm Where: 40 McKenzie Towne Blvd SE: McKenzie Towne Hall – Prestwick […]