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Crescent Heights association disappointed with city’s decision to reopen Calgary road to vehicles – Calgary

Crescent Heights association disappointed with city’s decision to reopen Calgary road to vehicles - Calgary

Starting Sunday, Calgary’s Crescent Road will reopen to vehicle traffic, to the dismay of many residents in the area. Crescent Road was closed to traffic in April to allow for physical distancing outdoors during the coronavirus pandemic. The Crescent Heights Community Association said the closure transformed the area and …

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Moving around post-pandemic; City of Calgary explores possible scenarios – Calgary

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The City of Calgary is exploring the future of the city’s transportation network based on current and possible impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a presentation to the city’s Standing Policy Committee on Transportation and Transit, city administration laid out three potential scenarios to help guide planning for …

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‘They’re forgetting what they learned:’ Ontario teens face hard road getting driver’s licences

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Ontario driving schools say they’re “frustrated” with the province-wide delays in road testing, saying that some of their students are waiting so long to take their driving exam, they’re forgetting what they learned in class. “They’re forgetting what they learned one week or two weeks later or three weeks …

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Bikes now allowed on SkyTrain anytime, including rush hours – BC

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TransLink is temporarily allowing commuters to bring bicycles on the SkyTrain Expo and Millennium lines anytime, including rush hours. The policy change comes as the transit agency faces a huge drop in ridership amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more: Coronavirus: Masks mandatory on B.C. transit, ferries, starting Monday Average …

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Council approves fee reductions for Edmonton limos, vehicles for hire – Edmonton

Council approves fee reductions for Edmonton limos, vehicles for hire - Edmonton

Edmonton city council approved a 100 per cent reduction in 2020 dispatch and vehicle licence fess for limousines on Oct. 5. Council also approved a 50 per cent reduction in 2020 dispatch and vehicle licence fees for all other types of vehicles for hire. “The fee reductions will be …

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Free 2-hour core-area parking in London, Ont., extended to end of year – London

Free 2-hour core-area parking in London, Ont., extended to end of year - London

A free parking pilot project launched in July and extended to September has been once again extended, this time to the end of the year. The City of London announced Wednesday that free two-hour municipal parking in London’s core will last the rest of 2020. Read more: London, Ont., …

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Edmonton to begin dismantling shared streets installed to encourage physical distancing – Edmonton

Edmonton to begin dismantling shared streets installed to encourage physical distancing - Edmonton

As summer turns to fall with winter on the horizon, the City of Edmonton will soon begin the process to dismantle the shared streets installed earlier this year to encourage physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Temporary shared streets were introduced in several areas around the city in April …

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Three Barrie Transit routes to return to normal service frequency next week – Barrie

Three Barrie Transit routes to return to normal service frequency next week - Barrie

After months of operation on a modified schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Barrie Transit routes 1, 6 and 8 will return to 30-minute service intervals beginning Monday. The city says the routes, along with Route 100, have the highest number of riders and that increasing their service frequency …

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How Calgarians are moving around during the COVID-19 pandemic – Calgary

How Calgarians are moving around during the COVID-19 pandemic - Calgary

After strict lockdown measures in March forced much of Calgary to stay home to help limit the spread of COVID-19, traffic on streets and pathways has picked up again. According to a mobility trends report from the City of Calgary, vehicle volume on city streets just nine per cent …

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Winnipeg grassroots transit advocates call for increased service despite falling revenue – Winnipeg

Winnipeg grassroots transit advocates call for increased service despite falling revenue - Winnipeg

A grassroots group of transit advocates says Winnipeg Transit needs to increase its service, despite a city report indicating transit revenues are down and expected to continue in that direction while ridership is down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The city is projecting a revenue shortfall of $29.1 million at …

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