Yearly Archives: 2008
With bus rapid transit coming to downtown Winnipeg, Graham Mall and the downtown will be even busier with more bus riders. American expert G.B. Arrington will be in town to talk about the land development possibilities connected with transit at a free public session on Thursday, November 20, noon to 2pm at Globe Cinema, 3rd Floor, Portage Place. So far, over 70 people are registered to attend.
Six downtown transit electric boxes will be morphing from black boxes to works of art as the Downtown BIZ kicks off another set of paintings to spice up our urban environment.
The City and Province announced plans for the first phase of a $327-million rapid transit system. The designated corridor will connect the University of Manitoba to downtown, running parallel to Pembina Highway from Bison Drive to Main Street, with a leg linking to the University of Winnipeg.
While Winnipeggers ring in a New Year, downtown boosters are taking a moment to look back on the year that was and what has been accomplished in the heart of our city in 2008.