More than 60 people share their concerns, ideas, and feedback on how we can make "Public Transit" great in Calgary that is connected, accessible, affordable and convenient.
As promised to share the raw data from the conversation.
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Provincial Agreement Renewed:
Additional Updates, speaking with standing policy committee:
There remains a 6.5 million shortfall to keep the sliding going in Calgary.
Many people spoke to the report requested by the Council on how the City can help keep affordable fares within the sliding scale sustainable.
The report was presented on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 to the Standing Policy Committee called "Transit and Transportation."
We wish to express our gratitude for sharing letters of support and for those who had the time to attend the committee meeting.
If interested, here are the October 23rd, minutes from the Standing Policy Committee (SPC) on Transit and Transportation (T&T).
The next steps are these recommendations still need to be approved by the entire City Council at a later date.
Minutes for Standing Policy for Transit and Transportation October 23rd, 2019.
Next Steps, Municipal Budget for 2020 and beyond:
1. Mayor Nenshi responds to the Alberta Budget and how the decreasing/delaying provincial funding impacts Calgarians ttps://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/funding-for-cities-takes-a-significant-hit-in-first-ucp-budget
The Mayor also highlights the impact on capital projects and operations like the green line. "The city had been expecting $555 million for the Green Line over the next four years. Thursday, the province announced the city will be receiving just $75 million. The remainder of the $1.53 billion will come in future years, the province said."
2. We will be busy preparing for the Council budget which is tentatively scheduled for public input on Monday, November 25th, 2019.