TOD in LEGO form
How do you see Calgary Transit Oriented Development?
The City of Calgary is inviting citizens of all ages to use their imaginations, creativity and LEGOs to show city planners what they think be a successful transit oriented development.
In an effort to design communities that require less time behind the wheel of a car, the City is inviting would-be designers and architects to show what they think Transit Oriented Development (TOD) could look like. Participants will be using LEGO blocks to build their future communities,
Transit oriented development (TOD) is a walkable, mixed-use form of community development located within a 600m radius of a Calgary Transit Station (LRT or BRT), creating convenient, accessible and vibrant neighbourhoods for residents and visitors.
The City’s first of several TOD events scheduled throughout the summer attracted hundreds of ‘builders’ and observers, and no two designs were alike.
Participants are free to create anything they want within the height restrictions on the model.
You’re encouraged to bring your family out for an afternoon of fun and learning at our ‘Making Stations Places, Block by Block’ events listed below.
- July 21 (Market Mall 10:00 – 6:00 p.m.)
- July 22nd (Kensington Sun and Salsa Festival)
- July 26-29 (Calgary Folk Music Festival)
- August 4th (Inglewood Sun Fest)
- August 11 (Colombia Day in Stanley Park)
- August 12th (Marda Gras)
- August 24-26 (Expo Latino at Prince’s Island Park)
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