[1] is an issue in Calgary. Based on

1 LRT will refer to Light Rail Transit throughout therest of this document.

  References 1 Wikispaces, “all about magnets,” 23 March 2011. Online. Available: https://allaboutmagnets.wikispaces.com/Maglev+Trains.

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Accessed 28 January 2018. 2 The Verge, “The Verge,” 23 September 2016. Online.

Available: https://www.theverge.com/2016/9/23/13022400/hydrogen-train-germany-coradia-ilint-alstom-innotrans.

Accessed 28 January 2018. 3 Daily Mail, “Daily Mail,” 31 August 2017. Online. Available: http://www.

dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4839664/Elon-Musk-s-Tesla-Hyperloop-pod-breaks-speed-record.html. Accessed 28 January 2018. 4 Government of Alberta, “Alberta Alis,” 2001. Online.

Available: https://alis.alberta.ca/occinfo/wages-and-salaries-in-alberta/?offset=0&letter=e&s=researcher&sort=Title. Accessed 28 January 2018. 5 CTV News, “CTV News Calgary,” CTV news, 15 December 2015.

Online. Available: https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/collision-involving-ctrain-and-car-sends-two-to-hospital-in-critical-condition-1.2707457. Accessed 28 January 2018. 6 Calgary Herald, “Calgary Herald,” 16 July 2015.

Online. Available: http://calgaryherald.com/news/traffic/ctrain-service-limited-due-to-electrical-problem.

Accessed 28 January 2018.                             Comet Transcontinental will try to keep in touch with you throughemail to discuss the chance of us working together. If the following documenthas been reviewed and agreed upon, please sign below.      The proposal that is included in this document shows you what wecan do throughout the process; in addition, the proposal also includes thecomplete detail of the project such as the complete team breakdown, overall costof the project etc.   Comet Transcontinental has a reputation to thoroughly surpassclient’s expectations. As exemplified by our team members’ introduction insection 6.0, the City of Calgary will receive the utmost light rail expertisein the industry. In order to help your city, we will take a closer look at theissues that have been causing delays and power outages and provide you theoptimal solutions in order to fix the transportation problems of your city.

 Are you tired of all the transportation issues that you encounter everysingle morning? Our skills and knowledge that we offer have been proven veryeffective repeatedly by solving other cities’ problems throughout the countryand we can undoubtedly do the same thing for your city! Dear Heather Setka,January 29, 2018([email protected])HeatherSetka(403-334-6678)CometTranscontinental As specified, public transportation is an issue in Calgary.Based on this issue, Comet Transcontinental has crafted a proposal to researchthe needs, both obvious and underlying, of Calgary’s existing publictransportation. To summarize the key points, Comet Transcontinental willprovide the City of Calgary with information on Calgarians’ general consensus,economic and environmental impacts, as well as pros and cons based on Calgary’stransportation needs and existing infrastructure.

Furthermore, CometTranscontinental will also provide a recommendation for possible rail transitsolutions and railroad designs. Project Conclusion     Phase 1: Initiation Phase   Phase 2: Research Development  Tue 1/9/18 to Mon 1/29/18 Mon 1/29/18 to Wed 2/14/18 a)       Gather general direction of client’s needs a)       Collect data on similar rail systems b)      Define scope of project b)      Survey Calgarians c)       Create project budget  c)       Consult Light Rail Train experts d)      Assign Research team d)      M: Data collected e)      Create project proposal f)        M: Client for sign off for proposal             Phase 3: Updating Client       Phase 4: Recommendation Phase Tue 1/30/18 to Wed 2/14/18 Thu 2/15/18 to Wed 3/28/18 a)       Draft progress report a)       Analyze Data b)      Finish progress report b)      Establish information deliverables c)       M: Update Client on project progress c)       Develop Potential Solutions d)      Draft recommendation report       Phase 5: Client presentation for project approval e)      Receive feedback Thu 3/29/18 to Fri 4/20/18 f)        Finish recommendation report a)       Present recommendation report g)       M: Completed recommendation report b)      M: Client final sign off 8.0 Timeline Total Material Cost $                                              5,000.00 Total Labour Cost $                                            12,633.

60 Subtotal $                                            17,633.60 Tax 5% Total Payable $                                            18,515.28 Total Project Budget $                                            20,000.00   Labor Cost Employee Name Total Hours Rate per Hour 4 Total Ravinder Chahal 60  $                                      46.69  $         2,801.40 Dakota Leppa 60  $                                      82.95  $         4,977.00 Kenneth Jueves 60  $                                      57.

42  $         3,445.20 Survey Team 60  $                                      23.50  $         1,410.00   Material Cost Item Quantity Unit Unit Price Total Survey booklets 2000 Per Piece  $                 2.50  $  5,000.00   Project Invoice: Comet Transcontinental   Client Name: City of Calgary Invoice Date: April 20,2018 Phone Number: 403-538-6111 Company Name: Comet Transcontinental Employer ID: 175-001   7.0 Total Project Cost BreakdownKenneth Dane Jueves:He is the Lead Economic Analyst of Comet Transcontinental’s Cost EstimateDepartment.

Kenneth has excelled in his first year at SAIT in the EET program.Using his attentive nature and strong work ethic, Kenneth has establishedhimself as a trusted decision maker for Comet Transcontinental’s significantprojects. Ravinder Chahal:He is Comet Transcontinental’s Director of Research and Analysis Department.

Moving from India to Canada 5 years ago, Ravinder had to adapt quickly to newideas and culture. Evidently, this experience has allowed Ravinder to become avery observant individual, tailoring him to do very well in research forvarious projects. Dakota Leppa: He is the lead projectmanager at Comet Transcontinental. Coming from a construction background, hiswork experience and ability to communicate are a major asset when dealing withproject hiccups and unforeseen circumstances. 6.0 Team BreakdownOur company will research information on cities thatinstalled similar rail systems to the ones proposed and come up with anappropriate estimate. We will also conduct a survey that will gather thegeneral consensus of Calgarians and their willingness to contribute astaxpayers.

5.0 Research methods ·        Pro’s and con’s based on Calgary’stransportation needs and existing infrastructure. ·        Environmental impacts.·        Economic development.·        Calgarian’s general opinion of an upgraded LRT.

The following list highlights the research information CometTranscontinental plans to collect. Information collected will be included inthe recommendation report.    4.0 Information Deliverables·        Flyovers:Rail track elevated above existing roads. 2)     Railroad Design·        TeslaDesign(Hyper-loop): Solar-powered train in a non-resistant vacuum tube. 3  ·        HydroFuel Design: A train powered by hydro based products such as water. 2·        The MaglevDesign: A train powered and propelled by magnetism technology.

 11)     Upgraded Light Rail TransitBelow are briefly described solutions that can eliminate thetransportation complications in the City of Calgary. 3.0 Potential Solutions      Figure 1: Collusion involving Calgary’s LRT and motor vehicle. 5   Figure 2: Overhead power line issue causing extended delays. 6   Calgary’s existing LRT has been experiencing delays,mechanical failures, and safety concerns. Evidently, these issues have beencaused by power outages, poor mechanical designs, and railroad layouts. Inaddition, trains commissioned by the City of Calgary are outdated and rely tooheavily on Calgary’s power grid. Below are two examples displaying Calgary’sexisting LRT faults.

   The public transportation sector in the City of Calgary hasbeen experiencing issues involving the city’s Light Rail Transit (LRT)1.In order to solve the public transportation issues, Comet Transcontinental hasbeen approached by the City of Calgary to provide research on various ways toupgrade the existing LRT. 2.0 BackgroundCalgary’s Light Rail public transportation service has beenlacking as a reliable commuting option.

Herein, depicts a proposal which wouldallow Comet Transcontinental to conduct research pertaining to upgrading theCity of Calgary’s existing Light Rail Trains and associated infrastructure.1.0  IntroductioMemorandumTo: Heather Setka, COMM 288 Instructor From: CometTranscontinental Date: January 29,2018Subject: Alternative Transportation Research ProjectProposal 1.0  IntroductionCalgary’s Light Rail public transportation service has beenlacking as a reliable commuting option. Herein, depicts a proposal which wouldallow Comet Transcontinental to conduct research pertaining to upgrading theCity of Calgary’s existing Light Rail Trains and associated infrastructure.

2.0 BackgroundThe public transportation sector in the City of Calgary hasbeen experiencing issues involving the city’s Light Rail Transit (LRT)1.In order to solve the public transportation issues, Comet Transcontinental hasbeen approached by the City of Calgary to provide research on various ways toupgrade the existing LRT. Calgary’s existing LRT has been experiencing delays,mechanical failures, and safety concerns. Evidently, these issues have beencaused by power outages, poor mechanical designs, and railroad layouts.

Inaddition, trains commissioned by the City of Calgary are outdated and rely tooheavily on Calgary’s power grid. Below are two examples displaying Calgary’sexisting LRT faults.   Figure 1: Collusion involving Calgary’s LRT and motor vehicle. 5   Figure 2: Overhead power line issue causing extended delays. 6        3.0 Potential SolutionsBelow are briefly described solutions that can eliminate thetransportation complications in the City of Calgary.

1)     Upgraded Light Rail Transit·        The MaglevDesign: A train powered and propelled by magnetism technology. 1·        HydroFuel Design: A train powered by hydro based products such as water. 2·        TeslaDesign(Hyper-loop): Solar-powered train in a non-resistant vacuum tube. 3  2)     Railroad Design·        Flyovers:Rail track elevated above existing roads. 4.0 Information DeliverablesThe following list highlights the research information CometTranscontinental plans to collect.

Information collected will be included inthe recommendation report.    ·        Calgarian’s general opinion of an upgraded LRT.·        Economic development.·        Environmental impacts.·        Pro’s and con’s based on Calgary’stransportation needs and existing infrastructure. 5.

0 Research methods Our company will research information on cities thatinstalled similar rail systems to the ones proposed and come up with anappropriate estimate. We will also conduct a survey that will gather thegeneral consensus of Calgarians and their willingness to contribute astaxpayers.6.0 Team BreakdownDakota Leppa: He is the lead projectmanager at Comet Transcontinental.

Coming from a construction background, hiswork experience and ability to communicate are a major asset when dealing withproject hiccups and unforeseen circumstances. Ravinder Chahal:He is Comet Transcontinental’s Director of Research and Analysis Department.Moving from India to Canada 5 years ago, Ravinder had to adapt quickly to newideas and culture. Evidently, this experience has allowed Ravinder to become avery observant individual, tailoring him to do very well in research forvarious projects. Kenneth Dane Jueves:He is the Lead Economic Analyst of Comet Transcontinental’s Cost EstimateDepartment. Kenneth has excelled in his first year at SAIT in the EET program.Using his attentive nature and strong work ethic, Kenneth has establishedhimself as a trusted decision maker for Comet Transcontinental’s significantprojects.

 7.0 Total Project Cost Breakdown  Project Invoice: Comet Transcontinental   Client Name: City of Calgary Invoice Date: April 20,2018 Phone Number: 403-538-6111 Company Name: Comet Transcontinental Employer ID: 175-001   Material Cost Item Quantity Unit Unit Price Total Survey booklets 2000 Per Piece  $                 2.50  $  5,000.00   Labor Cost Employee Name Total Hours Rate per Hour 4 Total Ravinder Chahal 60  $                                      46.69  $         2,801.40 Dakota Leppa 60  $                                      82.

95  $         4,977.00 Kenneth Jueves 60  $                                      57.42  $         3,445.20 Survey Team 60  $                                      23.

50  $         1,410.00   Total Material Cost $                                              5,000.00 Total Labour Cost $                                            12,633.60 Subtotal $                                            17,633.60 Tax 5% Total Payable $                                            18,515.28 Total Project Budget $                                            20,000.00 8.0 Timeline    Phase 1: Initiation Phase   Phase 2: Research Development  Tue 1/9/18 to Mon 1/29/18 Mon 1/29/18 to Wed 2/14/18 a)       Gather general direction of client’s needs a)       Collect data on similar rail systems b)      Define scope of project b)      Survey Calgarians c)       Create project budget  c)       Consult Light Rail Train experts d)      Assign Research team d)      M: Data collected e)      Create project proposal f)        M: Client for sign off for proposal             Phase 3: Updating Client       Phase 4: Recommendation Phase Tue 1/30/18 to Wed 2/14/18 Thu 2/15/18 to Wed 3/28/18 a)       Draft progress report a)       Analyze Data b)      Finish progress report b)      Establish information deliverables c)       M: Update Client on project progress c)       Develop Potential Solutions d)      Draft recommendation report       Phase 5: Client presentation for project approval e)      Receive feedback Thu 3/29/18 to Fri 4/20/18 f)        Finish recommendation report a)       Present recommendation report g)       M: Completed recommendation report b)      M: Client final sign off  Project ConclusionAs specified, public transportation is an issue in Calgary.

Based on this issue, Comet Transcontinental has crafted a proposal to researchthe needs, both obvious and underlying, of Calgary’s existing publictransportation. To summarize the key points, Comet Transcontinental willprovide the City of Calgary with information on Calgarians’ general consensus,economic and environmental impacts, as well as pros and cons based on Calgary’stransportation needs and existing infrastructure. Furthermore, CometTranscontinental will also provide a recommendation for possible rail transitsolutions and railroad designs.  CometTranscontinental(403-334-6678)HeatherSetka([email protected])January 29, 2018Dear Heather Setka,Are you tired of all the transportation issues that you encounter everysingle morning? Our skills and knowledge that we offer have been proven veryeffective repeatedly by solving other cities’ problems throughout the countryand we can undoubtedly do the same thing for your city!  Comet Transcontinental has a reputation to thoroughly surpassclient’s expectations.

As exemplified by our team members’ introduction insection 6.0, the City of Calgary will receive the utmost light rail expertisein the industry. In order to help your city, we will take a closer look at theissues that have been causing delays and power outages and provide you theoptimal solutions in order to fix the transportation problems of your city. The proposal that is included in this document shows you what wecan do throughout the process; in addition, the proposal also includes thecomplete detail of the project such as the complete team breakdown, overall costof the project etc.   Comet Transcontinental will try to keep in touch with you throughemail to discuss the chance of us working together. If the following documenthas been reviewed and agreed upon, please sign below.

                             References 1 Wikispaces, “all about magnets,” 23 March 2011. Online. Available: https://allaboutmagnets.wikispaces.

com/Maglev+Trains. Accessed 28 January 2018. 2 The Verge, “The Verge,” 23 September 2016. Online. Available: https://www.theverge.

com/2016/9/23/13022400/hydrogen-train-germany-coradia-ilint-alstom-innotrans. Accessed 28 January 2018. 3 Daily Mail, “Daily Mail,” 31 August 2017. Online. Available: http://www.dailymail.

co.uk/sciencetech/article-4839664/Elon-Musk-s-Tesla-Hyperloop-pod-breaks-speed-record.html. Accessed 28 January 2018. 4 Government of Alberta, “Alberta Alis,” 2001. Online.

Available: https://alis.alberta.ca/occinfo/wages-and-salaries-in-alberta/?offset=0&letter=e&s=researcher&sort=Title. Accessed 28 January 2018.

5 CTV News, “CTV News Calgary,” CTV news, 15 December 2015. Online. Available: https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/collision-involving-ctrain-and-car-sends-two-to-hospital-in-critical-condition-1.2707457. Accessed 28 January 2018.

6 Calgary Herald, “Calgary Herald,” 16 July 2015. Online. Available: http://calgaryherald.

com/news/traffic/ctrain-service-limited-due-to-electrical-problem. Accessed 28 January 2018.      1 LRT will refer to Light Rail Transit throughout therest of this document. nSubject: Alternative Transportation Research ProjectProposal Date: January 29,2018From: CometTranscontinental To: Heather Setka, COMM 288 Instructor Memorandum

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