Transportation, transit the focus of Calgary council as 2020 budget talks continue

Calgary Transit is considering contracting out more services to the private sector. On Wednesday, during adjustments to the 2020 city budget, acting transportation general manager Doug Morgan told members of council that transit is always looking for efficiencies. “We looked…

Too many Albertans are not preparing their vehicles for winter: AMA survey

A new survey released by the Alberta Motor Association has found a lack of awareness as the leading factor for Albertans not preparing their vehicles for winter driving. Of the 2,409 Albertans surveyed, the most commonly cited reasons were “I…

Are you prepared for winter driving?

November 26 2019 8:11pm Winter driving season has arrived in Alberta, but are you prepared? As Tiffany Lizee reports, a new survey shows many are not. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

Heading to the Grey Cup? Calgary road closures might get in the way

The 107th Grey Cup takes place in Calgary on Sunday, bringing with it a number of northwest road closures. READ MORE: 15 things to do at the 2019 Grey Cup Festival in Calgary The road closures will all be near…

No snow-route parking ban anticipated in Calgary amid winter weather

The City of Calgary said on Tuesday morning that it’s not anticipating a snow-route parking ban will be put in place to help crews clear streets. The parking bans are put in effect on the city’s snow routes when Calgary…

Calgary city council approves public engagement on residential speed limit reductions

Calgarians will get their say on whether or not they want to see speed limits lowered in Calgary. City Council voted Monday night to launch a public engagement campaign focused on improving safety on Calgary streets. Related News The campaign…

Driver arrested after U-Haul speeds through Calgary, crashing into parked vehicles: police

Calgary police say the driver of a U-Haul van was taken into custody on Thursday after officers pursued it through the city as it crashed into numerous other vehicles and drove at high rates of speed. Police were first called…

Driver arrested after U-Haul speeds through Calgary, crashing into parked vehicles: police

Calgary police say the driver of a U-Haul van was taken into custody on Thursday after officers pursued it through the city as it crashed into numerous other vehicles and drove at high rates of speed. Police were first called…

Slippery roads in Calgary lead to traffic collisions, delays

October 28 2019 8:30pm It was a brutal start to the work week for many Calgarians as slick roads led to fender benders across the city. Tiffany Lizée reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof…