As the city’s population grows, so will the demands on our transportation network. Without new options like the Green Line, our roads and existing transit system will continue to become more congested and reduce quality of life for all Calgarians. The Green Line LRT will transform accessibility and mobility for Calgarians providng an affordable alternative to the bus and road network. Green Line will contribute to safe and healthy communities.
More transit riders means our roads are less congested. This could prevent nearly 2,300 auto collisions over 30 years. There would be less property damage, injury and death.
On average, transit users walk more than drivers. This provides a net health benefit to individuals and our community.
Multi-use pathways will be built along or near Phase 1 of the alignment, making it easier and safer to walk or wheel to LRT stations.
Stations will be designed to create safe, comfortable public spaces around station areas.
Transit riders will be able to connect to more easily to schools, employment hubs, to visit friends and family or even explore our City. Within a 10-minute walk of the Green Line there are:
Pictured: Transit Oriented Development at Brentwood station has brought residential buildings, retail stores, restaurants, services and a new park to the area.
Green Line will create new places and spaces for people to gather, connect and enjoy what our city has to offer. These additional features at stations and along the alignment promote a variety of activities to attract and keep people in the area.