Brent Bellamy5 minute readPreviewMonday, Aug. 22, 2022
BRENT BELLAMY PHOTO
Riders board the C-train light rail in Calgary. That city, like Edmonton and Kitchener/Waterloo, implemented its first LRT lines with a population of about half a million, significantly less than the 800,000 people in Winnipeg today.
(Stationpoint Photographic) Innovative redevelopment of 433 Main St. turned an underused 1970s office building into a vibrant mixed-use property that combines retail, office space and rental apartments.
Potholes in Wolseley in May (Brent Bellamy photo)
Brent Bellamy photo
The inability to maintain streets properly is the result of low-density suburban growth patterns that require expensive new infrastructure on the edges of the city.
Brent Bellamy5 minute readPreviewMonday, Mar. 28, 2022
Scatliff + Miller + Murray main street of the West End Mixed-Use Village. (Supplied)
Graphic by Scatliff + Miller + Murray
Artist’s conception shows plan for Selkirk’s West End Mixed-Use Village, a neighbourhood of 5,000 homes that would double the city’s current population.
Fort Street is an example of a downtown thoroughfare that was widened and converted to one-way traffic to increase vehicle capacity, thereby diminishing the pedestrian experience. (Brent Bellamy photo)
(Brent Bellamy photo)
This residential building under construction in St. Boniface is an example of a project that changed from wood studs to steel studs in response to fluctuating material costs caused by supply-chain disruption.