As the city grows, we need to make balanced investment choices. This ensures all Calgarians can live, work and play sustainably and affordably.
Once fully built, the Green Line LRT will add 46 kilometers of LRT track to the existing 59 kilometer LRT system. A public transit network that connects Calgary’s major employment hubs, residential areas and essential services will secure Calgary as the City of choice in Canada for the business, industry, entrepreneurs and talent and assist Calgary in recovering from the economic downturn with high levels of economic productivity.
The Green Line LRT is designed to be both a transit system and a platform for future city building opportunities. It encourages redevelopment and investment in Calgary businesses and communities like Inglewood, Ramsay, Ogden, Shepard and in the downtown.
Connection to other planning initiatives
The Green Line LRT supports long-term City of Calgary planning initiatives including:
"Green Line is a city-shaping transit service that improves mobility in communities in north and southeast Calgary, connecting people and places, and enhancing the quality of life in the city." - Green Line Vision (2020)