Government funding confirmed for 2 Edmonton LRT expansions

via Global News

A federal investment of $1 billion was confirmed Monday that will help fund the Valley and Metro LRT Line expansions.

Ottawa is providing over $1 billion for both projects through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Plan, including approximately $948 million for the Valley Line West LRT and approximately $127 million for the Metro Line Northwest LRT.

In April 2018, the federal government announced it would support transit projects in Edmonton but didn’t name the specific projects.

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