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Recent content by zagox

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    Roads, Highways & Infrastructure

    I would love more access to St Patricks Island from Bridgeland and the LRT. My kid loves going to the playground there and it would be great to have easy transit access, and a shorter walk for ice cream afterwards.
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    General Construction Updates

    That lot is owned by Minto. No DP, but when they applied for land use in 2017 they said "Minto plans to build an 8-storey condo building on the site that will integrate with the Bow to Bluff public parks improvement project."
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    Calgary International Airport

    So you are telling me that this announcement on August 13, 2021 had no connection whatsoever to the writ drop on August 15?
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    Calgary | Riverwalk | 45.11m | 12s | Campion | S2 Architecture

    What’s appalling is the singe-family houses in Roxboro across the river, they should be demolished to fit into the urban context
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    Calgary International Airport

    Lucky for Calgary that the airport is in a competitive riding, if this were Michelle Rempel’s patch they probably wouldn’t get a nickel
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    Calgary International Airport

    Seems like a great project for 2020-2021 when there’s hardly anyone using the airport …. Alas, the wheels of government turn slowly and only get some grease when Calgary Skyview happens to have a very competitive election …
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    Calgary | Archer | 18m | 5s | Truman Development | S2 Architecture

    Definitely looks like a go
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    General Construction Updates

    It’s the Sagrada Familia of yoga studios
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    Covid-19

    Obviously if Rt stays constant indefinitely and exponential growth continues at the current rate, then the UCP plan doesn't "work". Some combination of enough acquired immunity through infection among unvaccinated people, combined with changes in private behavior, will bring Rt below 1...
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    Covid-19

    Too early to tell I think, i don’t think we have enough data yet to tell what the ratio of cases/hospitalizations will be with so much more vaccination than the third wave.
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    Calgary Regional Rail Transit

    Seems unlikely to me that they will build one-seat heavy rail directly to the terminal, the turning radius and the tail tracks are hard to accommodate. I would bet that "Phase 1" Banff-Calgary-YYC service would terminate on the current rail corridor shown above to the west of Deerfoot...
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    Calgary | JEMM Sunnyside | 27m | 9s | Jemm Properties

    Harsh! I nominate Elbow Park, but we have our fair share of face-palm moments here too...
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    Calgary | JEMM Sunnyside | 27m | 9s | Jemm Properties

    DP was appealed to the SDAB. Don't see the file on their docket yet but I am 99% sure it is our local litigator Ljubica Stubicar at work again. She appeals every application and revision on the block, often followed by requests for judicial review.
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    Roads, Highways & Infrastructure

    Hopefully there is some give and take in the relationship between the City and CP -- I'd like to see the City come up with a final design so it can be costed, and then it can become another bargaining chip as Green Line and Banff rail needs evolve.

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