June 2009 Blog Posts (2)

CLF Participation In City Council Plan It public Hearing

On behalf of the Board and 207 members of the Calgary leadership Forum I wish to express

my personal appreciation to our speaker Team, James Maxim, Steve Chapman, Charles Hansen

and Ron Edgar for their persistence, and effectiveness

After four days and more than 100 speakers for and against, council proposed more than 70 amendments to Plan it. When administration to reports back sometime in the fall, we trust there will be a positive response to our submission (which can be seen… Continue

Added by Brian Lee CSP on June 27, 2009 at 12:04am — No Comments

Public Transit

As the City unleashed the launch of a new LRT station in Crowfoot this June weekend, expansion has been painfully slow and missing a key area of Calgary: west. While there is an epidemic of NIMBY syndrome (Not In My Back Yard), with our citizenship reaching well over one million, our rapid rail is well behind other major cities. I would like to see the city invest the money it spends on downtown parking lots put towards the LRT expansion WEST. The infrastructure (Bow Trail) is the most obvious,… Continue

Added by Debbie Elicksen on June 15, 2009 at 10:13am — No Comments

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