The City of Calgary held the first of three information sessions in the community of Riverbend Tuesday to introduce a new plan to improve transit in the southeast.
The Southeast Transitway, or SETWAY, is a project to create bus-only lanes as the first step in building a LRT line through the quadrant.
What do we imagine when we think of the word poverty?
Some of us may visualize the panhandler begging on the street; the saxophone player guarding the pocket change in his precious instrument's case; the person inhabiting the dilapidated box on the side of the road.
But for one city alderman, there's more to the word poverty than just being poor.
The competition is held in hundreds of cities internationally and is designed to bring innovators together. In groups they evolve their media-focused ideas into viable structures and business proposals to be pitted against other groups in front of a panel.
It's become increasingly difficult to drive the streets and avenues of Calgary without running into a bright orange barricade indicating a detour or closed lane.