Speaking Municipally

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Lots of transit this week! In the last election "BRT" was the dogwhistle word candidates use to say "I hate transit"; we'll help you learn about the new words councillors are using today! Meanwhile downtown, two community leagues are pushing back against a new tower development. How much density is too much?

Show Notes

Calcium Chloride
David Staples
Free Transit
Regional Transit
New Bus Routes
Falcon Towers
Speaking Municipally is a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network, powered by ATB. This week we spoke about OtherWise, a variety podcast dedicated to empowering diverse communities living on Treaty 6 territory by sharing stories of their lived experiences. We also highlighted Perch, a podcast by ATB that connects with the experts, influencers and big thinkers who are shaping our province. Give both a listen wherever you get your podcasts!

Speaking Municipally is produced by Taproot Edmonton, a home for curiosity-driven stories about our city, cultivated by the community. In addition to this podcast, Taproot publishes the Council Roundup every week. Sign up to get it delivered by email for free. Here's the October 13, 2018 edition.

As a reminder, Taproot Edmonton is hosting a panel during Edmonton Startup Week focused on the future of local tech coverage. We hope to see you there!

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What is Speaking Municipally?

Taproot Edmonton presents a weekly discussion on key stories in municipal politics. We pay attention to City Council so you don't have to! Join us as we delve into conversations about the context surrounding decisions made at City Hall.