March 2017

Found 2 blog entries for March 2017.


The waiting for a new interchange at Deerfoot Trail and 212 Ave SE will now happen a year down the road as opposed to several years thanks to additional funding from an area developer.

Brookfield Residential Properties has agreed to provide $13 million in funding to accelerate the construction of the interchange which will benefit residents of two Brookfield communities in the South East:  Cranston and Seton.

The promised cash injection prompted a response from the province in its recent budget which will support an earlier construction date.  Construction could begin Summer 2017 with an expected completion date of Winter 2018.  The City of Calgary had previously scheduled construction and ramp building in 2023.  The total cost of the

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Zoning by-laws were created for good reason. To keep gas stations out of residential cul-sacs, breweries away from family neighbourhoods and meat processing plants away from flower shops.

Areas of industrial or commercial/retail or residential use are separated and regulated – this type of organization in an urban area makes sense – to a point.

But with the rise of the new urbanity, with walkable streets, more doors on streets, a more vibrant and energetic city experience, the City of Calgary is poised to mashup some zoning bylaws to create harmony and a better life for all. Part new urban philosophy, part necessity for the Green Line.

Planning for Growth

Stephen Pearce in an interview with Metro Calgary described the types of mixed-use

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