River Heights - Fort Garry By-Election:
Bike to the Future ( <http://www.BiketotheFuture.org>
www.BiketotheFuture.org) and the Winnipeg Trails Association
(www.WinnipegTrails.com) have arranged separate meetings at the Manitoba
Eco-Centre with both of the candidates in the upcoming River Heights - Fort
Garry by-election. The meetings will allow the candidates to engage members
of the community in a discussion about Active Transportation in River
Heights - Fort Garry, and learn about opportunities for improvements to
active transportation infrastructure and programming within the ward and
throughout Winnipeg as a whole.
WHY ATTEND ?
Of all the wards in Winnipeg, River Heights - Fort Garry will be receiving a
significant % of Active Transportation infrastructure funding over the next
2-5 years for the following projects:
* Bus Rapid Transit & AT Corridor
* Jubilee Overpass rehabilitation
* Proposed widening of Kenaston Blvd.
* Burlington Rail Line crossing
* Ikea & surrounding roadway expansion
* Bishop Grandin Trail WEST expansion
* Pembina & Bishop Grandin intersection AT accommodations
River Heights - Fort Garry by way of physical location is a key linkage in
north / south - east / west - critical to quality AT development.
DATES / TIMES:
Geoff Currier: Tuesday March 3rd, 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
John Orlikow: Wednesday March 4th, noon to 1:30 PM
The Manitoba Eco-Centre is on the 3rd floor in the Mountain Equipment
Building. Please use the entrance door on Portage Avenue just east of the
MEC store entrance.
If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Mark Cohoe (mcohoe(a)mts.net) or Janice
Lukes ( <mailto:email@example.com> jlukes(a)shaw.ca) so we will have an idea of
how many people will be attending. Everyone is welcome to attend.