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Banff Trail Open House

  1. 1. Banff Trail Station Area Redevelopment Plan Transit Oriented Development (TOD)Welcome!At today’s Information Session you will find:• Display boards detailing the story behind this Proposed plan and the policies that will guide potential development• Display boards explaining the timing for Council review of the Banff Trail Station Area Redevelopment Plan• City of Calgary Staff to help with any questions you might haveWe encourage you to:• Review the Proposed ARP policies• Review the Frequently Asked Questionscalgary.ca | call 3-1-1 Planning, Development & Assessment
  2. 2. Banff Trail Station Area Redevelopment Plan Transit Oriented Development (TOD)TOD Planning Municipal Development PlanIn June 2007 Council approved a work program to develop An integrated approach to land use and mobilityStation Area Plans for 6 priority LRT stations. On 2009 September 28, City Council approved a newThese plans were meant to address developer interest in these Municipal Development Plan (MDP) and Calgary Transportationareas and to help facilitate the City of Calgary`s objectives of Plan (CTP). The new MDP came effective April 1, 2010.sustainable growth. Together, these documents provide a long-term strategy for a• Chinook (plan approved by Council June 2008) more sustainable city through the integration of land use and• Brentwood (plan approved by Council Nov. 2009) mobility policies.• Banff Trail (Proposed Plan Dec. 2010) The MDP proposes a more compact urban form for Calgary by• Anderson (Draft plan 2011) locating a portion of new housing and jobs within higher• Canyon Meadows (not proceeding) intensity, mixed-use areas that are well connected to the• Lions Park (not proceeding) Primary Transit Network. The Banff Trail Station area is within a Major Activity Centre and along the Primary Transit Network (LRT). THE CITY OF CALGARY Municipal Development Plan Calgary Transportation Plan Adopted by Council Adopted by Council September 2009 September 2009 calgary.ca | call 3-1-1 calgary.ca | call 3-1-1calgary.ca | call 3-1-1 Planning, Development & Assessment
  3. 3. Banff Trail Station Area Redevelopment Plan Transit Oriented Development (TOD)Banff Trail/Motel Village Banff Trail Station AreaArea Redevelopment Plan Redevelopment PlanThe community of Banff Trail currently has an Area The Proposed Banff Trail Station ARP will provide landRedevelopment Plan (ARP), originally approved by City use and mobility direction for an area between 16 AvenueCouncil in 1986, which includes both the residential N.W., north to 24 Avenue N.W. from Crowchild Trail east tocommunity and the Motel Village commercial area. the LRT tracks.This ARP will continue to guide development within theresidential community. FIGURE 5. The proposed Banff Trail EXISTING CONDITIONS & STATION AREA BOUNDARIES LEGEND Station ARP, will provide LRT station Banff Trail Station university of calgary guidance to the evolution of Area Redevelopment Plan Boundary the Motel Village area into a northwest LRT corridor banff trail area of change mixed used transit oriented open space commercial/employment/mixed use major retail centre foothills athletic park community with a variety of institutional neighbourhood/community 600m 10minute walking radius mcmahon stadium branton junior high school jobs and housing forms. Plan Area 200,000 sq. m (49.4 acres) banff trail lrt station Parcel Area 93,510 sq. m (23.1 acres) banff trail park motel village st. andrews park hounsfield heights/briar hill This map is conceptual only. No measurements of distances or areas should be taken from this map .calgary.ca | call 3-1-1 Planning, Development & Assessment
  4. 4. Banff Trail Station Area Redevelopment Plan Transit Oriented Development (TOD)Banff Trail Station Area Redevelopment PlanCommunity and Stakeholder Engagement Community and Stakeholder EngagementThe City of Calgary was been working the community of Information Session - Proposed Banff Trail SARP Dec. 8, 2010 Banff Trail Community AssociationBanff Trail and Motel Village property owners since late Information Session - Draft May 18, 2010 Banff Trail Community Association Banff Trail SARP2007. Main Ideas Presentation - June 24, 2008 Banff Trail Community Association Banff TrailOver the Fall and Winter of 2009/2010, Land Use Planning Land Use Exercise April 4, 2008 SAIT - Room V202and Policy, in partnership with several City of Calgary Visioning Exercise March 1, 2008 Hampton Inn and Suites - Banff Traildepartments, worked with local commercial propertyowners and the Banff Trail Community Association to Information Session February 9, 2008 Hampton Inn and Suites - Banff Trailreview and rework a preliminary draft plan. Based on this Information Session February 6, 2008 Hampton Inn and Suites - Banff Trailstakeholder dialogue and feedback, a Draft documentwas reviewed by the by the public, community residentsand other area stakeholders in May and June 2010.These comments have been included into the ProposedARP. This Proposed ARP is the final recommended planby Land Use Planning and Policy and will be presented,as displayed today, to Calgary Planning Commission andto City Council at a Public Hearing.Any changes to this Proposed ARP would have to madeby City Council after the Public Hearing.calgary.ca | call 3-1-1 Planning, Development & Assessment
  5. 5. Banff Trail Station Area Redevelopment Plan Transit Oriented Development (TOD)Banff Trail Station Area Redevelopment PlanPlans Concepts and PoliciesIn 2008, a Visioning Session and Land Use Exercise withlocal residents, commercial property owners and other areastakeholders produced a Vision and a set of Guiding Principles forpolicy creation. VisionBanff Trail Station Area will become the heartland for the community: agathering place where residents and tourists can shop, dine, work, beentertained, and meet their daily needs. It will overcome the stigma ofbeing an unattractive “Motel Village” and auto-dominated environmentto become a safe, mixed use, well-connected and pedestrian-friendly,place. Existing residential community character will be preserved,while places with an opportunity to change will enhance the area. Guiding Principles• Introduce an integrated street network • Establish land use precincts • Integrate with community• Prioritize modes of transportation • Facilitate a broad mix of transit supportive uses • Ensure quality building design• Creating vibrant pedestrian and bicycle friendly streets • Ensure appropriate ground level uses and design • Green infrastructure and green• Creating great open spaces • Manage parking buildings• Ensure accessibility in the public realm • Ensure transit supportive density • Create a diverse and inclusive community• Incorporate public art • Include a variety of building types • Make it happencalgary.ca | call 3-1-1 Planning, Development & Assessment
  6. 6. Banff Trail Station Area Redevelopment Plan Transit Oriented Development (TOD)Banff Trail Station Area Redevelopment PlanPlans Concepts and Policies The Proposed ARP includes four primary policy sections: pMobility NetworkMobility Network Public Realm Public Realm Land Use Density Land Use and Density Built Form and Site Design Built Form and Site Designcalgary.ca | call 3-1-1 Planning, Development & Assessment
  7. 7. Banff Trail Station Area Redevelopment Plan Transit Oriented Development (TOD)Banff Trail Station Area Redevelopment Plan 24 Ave. N.W. FIGURE 10Plans Concepts and Policies PEDESTRIAN NETWORK LEGEND existing LRT Station future 5 car LRT Station active pedestrian edge mixed use edge potential active pedestrian edge Mobility Network potential mixed use edge existing pedestrian connection potential pedestrian connection pedestrian priority area . N. W. potential pedestrian priority area 23 Av e key pedestrian crossing existing pedestrian overpass/underpass Crowchild Tr. N.W. potential pedestrian crossing 20 Ave. N.W. FIGURE 9 24 AV NW V 24 Ave. N.W. AN IMPROVED STREET NETWORK (short to medium term) 19 St. N.W. 21 ST NW 22 22 LEGEND ST AS NW TN W existing LRT Station 23 23 AV NW ST CA P NW future 5 car LRT Station I TO LH IL 20 ST NW 19 ST NW new off ramp lane LC RNW closed service road AV NW 23 public realm improvements (new sidewalks, street trees and furniture) signalized intersection 16 Ave. N.W. UN I VE RS IT Y DR NW 22 AS TN 23 Ave. W 23 ST NW 20 Ave. N.W. 20 AV NW AV Crowchild Tr. N.W. CA P I TO LH IL L CR FIGURE 11 NW BICYCLE NETWORK 24 Ave. N.W. V IC TO R IA 19 St. N.W. LEGEND CR NW HA Ban existing LRT Station L IF A XC Station future 5 car LRT Station ff T R NW existing bicycle connection r. N VICTORIA CR NW key bicycle crossing potential bicycle connection . W. NWHI) existing overpass/underpass ST potential dedicated bicycle space 20 ST NW 19 ST NW E TY potentialbicycle crossing key future existing pathway connection existing overpass/underpass CROWCHILD T R NW HALIFAX CR NW potential pathway connection potential future crossing potential bicycle lane (off street) 16 A VN UN W (T R I VE A NS CA N RS A DA H I) W. IT Y . N. 23 Ave DR 16 Ave. N.W. NW 16 AV NW (TRANS CANADA HIGHWAY) Crowchild Tr. N.W. 20 Ave. N.W. 19 ST NW UN I VE RS IT Y DR NW W IN D SO RS T NW D T R NW 14 AV NW 14 AV NW NW V 4A 16 Ave. N.W.The mobility network (infrastructure for automobiles,pedestrians, bicycles and transit) will be improved inthe short, medium and long term.calgary.ca | call 3-1-1 Planning, Development & Assessment
  8. 8. Banff Trail Station Area Redevelopment Plan Transit Oriented Development (TOD)Banff Trail Station Area Redevelopment PlanPlans Concepts and Policies Public Realm private property public road right-of-way private property public road right-of-way FIGURE 15 24 Ave. N.W. OPEN SPACE NETWORK LEGEND 01> Neighbourhood School Sites and Parks 02> Crowchild Trail Green 03> 23rd Avenue Linear Park 02 04> Station Square 05> Banff Trail Road Linear Green 06> 16 th Avenue Linear Green 01 property line existing LRT Station future 5 car LRT Station active frontage potential active frontage existing pedestrian crossing 03 property line potential pedestrian crossing 23 Ave. N.W. primary gateway 20 Ave. N.W. curb line road carriageway Crowchild Tr. N.W. 19 St. N.W. 04 Ban ff T r. N W. . buffer road carriageway 05 set back zone depth varies pedestrian zone planting zone zone set back zone depth varies pedestrian zone planting zone buffer zone 2.0 m sidewalk 2.0 m 1.0 m 2.0 m sidewalk 2.0 m 1.0 m (mixed use) (mixed use) 06 3.0 m sidewalk (active pedestrian) 3.0 m sidewalk (active pedestrian) 16 Ave. N.W. public realm varies public realm varies 5.0 to 6.0 m 5.0 to 6.0 m Section Plan FUTURE PUBLIC REALM - STREET EDGENeighbourhood School Sites >01 Crowchild Trail Green >02 23 Avenue Linear Park >03 Station Square > 04 Banff Trail Linear Green> 05 16 Avenue Linear Green> 06 01 02 03 04 05 06calgary.ca | call 3-1-1 Planning, Development & Assessment

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