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Aug. 16, 2012 | Cody Stuart

Pop Up Places Program to Perk up Vacant Lots

Some neglected lots around the city could be getting a bit of a facelift thanks to a little reorganization at The City of Calgary.

Vacant land or underutilized spaces in Calgary have the potential to be transformed into vibrant places – which the City is dubbing "Pop up Places" – that add to community vitality such as parks, plazas, markets and art exhibits.

Aug. 16, 2012 | Cody Stuart

Go West

Calgary's long-awaited west LRT line will transform the neighbourhoods that border its eight-kilometre stretch – and mostly for the better, city officials say.

Scheduled to open in early 2013 after first being approved in 1988, the $1.4 billion project will bring LRT service to an area of the city expected to grow from its current population of 105,000 to approximately 120,000 in the next 20 years.

Aug. 03, 2012 | CREBNow

I'll Take That to Go

There's a new form of ecofriendly transit for Calgary's Inner City residents, travellers and commuters these days and it comes in a small package.

The car sharing initiative car2go, a subsidiary of Daimler North America Corporation — that got its start in Austin, Texas — launched July 21, across the city 150 lowemission smart cars are available for Calgarians on the go.

Aug. 02, 2012 | Cody Stuart

Pilot Program for Pathway Safety

Calgarians will now have the ability to keep better track of their journey along some of the City's pathways in the instance they should need to call for emergency assistance.

Public Safety Communications has announced the launch of a pilot program which places pathway markers along Centre City/Bow River, the Elbow River pathways and in Fish Creek Park.
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Aug. 01, 2012 | CREBNow

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July 23, 2012 | Cody Stuart

A Century Celebration on Centre Street

Spanning almost a century, Calgary's Centre Street Bridge Nears 100th Anniversary

Constructed at a cost of $365,000 in 1916, to replace the old steel truss MacArthur Bridge that was destroyed in a flood, Calgary's Centre Street Bridge has linked the city's north and south for nearly a century.
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July 17, 2012 | Cody Stuart

You Can Always Go Downtown

Centre City gets a passing grade from Calgarians

In a perception survey undertaken by the City of Calgary, 86 per cent of Calgarians feel the Centre City has improved or stayed the same over the last 12 months.
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July 09, 2012 | CREBNow

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July 06, 2012 | CREBNow

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July 05, 2012 | CREBNow

Jewel of Bowness

$10 million makeover for popular park

At over 100-years old, Calgary's Bowness Park is getting a well deserved $10 million makeover.

"I came to this park with my family as a child, I've fallen in the lagoon more than once, my sister had her wedding reception in this park," said Mayor Naheed Nenshi. "So even though I'm an east sider, like Calgarians across the city, I much love this park and I'm thrilled that we've been able to invest in this renovation."

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