The Green Line LRT supports long-term planning initiatives at all three levels of government. A public transit network that connects Calgary’s major employment hubs and residential areas is required to secure Calgary as the City of choice in Canada for the world’s best entrepreneurs and to assist Calgary in recovering from the economic downturn with elevated levels of economic productivity.
Building the Green Line LRT will help achieve goals in other City plans including:
The 2020 Calgary Green Line Stage 1 Business Case outlines the benefits, costs, trade-offs and risks of Stage 1. It shows how the investment will have short and long-term benefits, including:
Together, we are building a public transportation system that will benefit Calgarians, Albertans and Canadians by investing in local infrastructure, creating 20,000 direct and supporting jobs and investing in Canada’s environmental sustainability.
Learn about the economic, environmental and social benefits this investment supports.
Updated 2021 Business Case expected October 2021.