1) TRANSFORM EDMONTON'S URBAN FORM
Blatchford will increase density
and take advantage of existing infrastructure.
It also will help nearby mature neighbourhoods remain strong and vibrant.
It will become a model that can shape future developments.
2) SHIFT EDMONTON'S TRANSPORTATION MODES
Blatchford will offer area residents convenient LRT and transit service,
and will promote other alternatives such as walking and cycling.
3) PRESERVE AND SUSTAIN EDMONTON'S ENVIRONMENT
Blatchford will be sustainable and resilient
by reducing the ecological footprint of the community and its residents.
4) IMPROVE EDMONTON'S LIVABILITY
Blatchford will encourage residents to live active, healthy lifestyles,
in a community which is safe and offers many recreational opportunities.
It will also honour the site's strong aviation heritage.
5) DIVERSIFY EDMONTON'S ECONOMY
Blatchford will help Edmonton diversify by promoting the growth of a vibrant,
livable city, and by providing a dynamic environment that encourages innovation.
It will also propel Edmonton’s image and reputation world-wide.
6) ENSURE EDMONTON'S FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
The Blatchford redevelopment plan will be done in a way that balances revenues and
costs so the City can provide the affordable services and infrastructure that citizens need.
What we settle For
is Where we settle
Only those who will risk going too far
will find out how far they can go
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