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Green Line LRT upgrades its web presence

By Rob Blackstien   


Calgary's new light rail train line project has a redesigned website.

Douglas Glen station concept rendering.

Calgary’s Green Line light rail train (LRT) project had some issues through the planning stages, but now that funding has been confirmed, a new website has been launched at calgary.ca/greenline.

The new site offers updated information about the project history and procurement and provides useful tidbits for businesses and future riders. The economic, community and city-wide benefits are also spelled out. Commuters will find the construction notice updates extremely handy.

Fast Facts

  • 20,000 jobs will be created by building Stage 1 of the Green Line LRT.
  • Stage 1 of the Green Line LRT expands Calgary’s rapid transit network, connecting to the Red and Blue lines and four MAX bus rapid transit routes.
  • 90 per cent of Calgarians believe the Green Line LRT is important to the future of Calgary.
  • The Green Line is The City of Calgary’s next LRT line and largest infrastructure investment in the city’s history. With $4.9 billion in commitments from the Government of Canada, Government of Alberta and City of Calgary, the approved Stage 1 alignment is ready for construction building the first phase from Shepard to Eau Claire.



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