Speaking Municipally

Administration has recommended an 8.7% tax increase for 2024 citing increasing cost pressures. And no, cutting bike lane funding won't fix that. Plus, we dig into transit oriented development, the nighttime economy, and bike lane infractions on 102 Avenue.

Here are the relevant links for this episode:

Spring budget adjustments
TOD analysis
Bike lane infractions
Nighttime economy
Hudson's patio
Rapid fire
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Creators & Guests

Mack Male
Co-Founder and CEO of Taproot Publishing Inc.
Stephanie Swensrude
Stephanie is a curator and reporter at Taproot Edmonton. She attended NAIT's radio and television program and has worked at CBC, CFJC in Kamloops, and 630 CHED.

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.