14 Street / Glenmore Trail Pedestrian Bridge Railing Improvements

14 Street / Glenmore Trail Pedestrian Bridge Railing Improvements

By Diane Colley-Urquhart on Jan 2017

Last year as I cycled around the south end of the city, I came across some safety hazards on the 14th  Street / Glenmore Trail pedestrian bridge where I felt a couple of safety measures were necessary. I snapped a quick video and had called upon the Roads team to inquire whether any safety adjustments could be implemented here to prevent any near misses or accidents from happening.  I am so pleased to announce that as of this week, a safety railing and a sign have both been installed here at this pedestrian bridge. The Bridges crew installed a section of[...]

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SW BRT Project / ATCO's Natural Gas Pipelines Update

SW BRT Project / ATCO’s Natural Gas Pipelines Update

By Diane Colley-Urquhart on Jan 2017

In the coming weeks, ATCO Gas employees or contracted crews will be completing work in your neighbourhood relating to the installation of new low-pressure gas lines and relocating high-pressure natural gas lines away from residential areas to non-residential areas alongside ring roads (Transportation Utility Corridors). This project is part of ATCO’s Urban Pipeline Replacement Program and is necessary to improve Calgary’s natural gas distribution system and meet growing demands for safe and reliable natural gas service for Alberta’s largest centres. As with all municipal infrastructure construction projects, ATCO continues to work with the City of Calgary administration to coordinate construction[...]

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When Snowfall Turns Into Windrows

When Snowfall Turns Into Windrows

By Diane Colley-Urquhart on Jan 2017

Happy New Year Ward 13, I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season! With a new year comes new challenges and 2017 is no different. With this year’s snowfall already surpassing last years’ forecasts, The City’s Snow and Ice Control (SNIC) program has already been active on our city streets, clearing and cleaning snow almost as fast as it has fallen.  However, I have already heard from some of my constituents over their concerns with residential snow clearing and the presence of snow windrows (the pile of snow that is left at the bottom of driveways, roads or sidewalks[...]

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