Tag: Calgary

South Calgary Crosstown BRT Project

In 2013 Council approved Calgary Transit’s RouteAhead plan.  This strategic plan gives a clear vision for needed public transit improvements over the next 30 years. When we talk about transit improvements in southeast Calgary, most of the focus goes to the Green Line LRT.  But what about Calgarians that don’t need to travel from the […]

Why Doesn’t Calgary Work for Uber?

Council recently approved bylaw amendments that allow for Transportation Network Companies (TNCs), like Uber, to legally operate in Calgary. Shortly after Council ended, a representative from Uber sent me this email: Dear Councillor Keating, I wanted to forward you the message that was sent to registered Uber users in Calgary following Council’s decision. If you have any […]

Action Plan 2015-2018 – Time to Check-in!

In 2014 Council approved Action Plan 2015-2018, The City of Calgary budget and business plan.   You can find out more about Action Plan 2015-2018 here. Calgarians told The City in 2014 that their priorities for 2015-2018 were: Getting around Calgary Calgary’s communities Growing Calgary Calgary’s economy Calgary’s environment How The City of Calgary works […]

The Government of Alberta Needs to Fund the Green Line…But How?

In November I brought this Notice of Motion to Council: Last week Mayor Nenshi sent the official letter to the Transportation Minister requesting funding for the Green Line LRT. Difficult Times in Alberta Completion of the Green Line will require a funding commitment from the Provincial Government.  The Members of the Legislative Assembly I have […]

Ward 12 Open House – You’re Invited!

You are invited to the Ward 12 Open House! January 28, 2016 6:30-8:00 PM Mahogany Beach Club 29 Masters Park SE Residents will have the opportunity to discuss ideas, concerns or issues that matter to their communities.  In addition, stations will be set up with representatives from a variety of departments.  My colleagues from The […]

West Coast LRT Tour

Next week members from the City of Calgary Transportation Department and I will be travelling to the West Coast for a transit tour.  This tour will bring us to Vancouver, Seattle and Portland to meet with city administration in those cities to discuss their expansions in light rail transit (LRT). With the full realization of […]