Bill will cancel Calgary largest-ever infrastructure project which will eliminate the 20,000 jobs that would be created.
Bill would walk away from $3 billion in provincial and federal funding and leave 100,000 Calgarians without LRT.
“Has there been a bigger boondoggle in our city?”
- Calgary Herald
While we build Phase 1, we're already advocating strongly for Phase 2.
Secured $4.65 billion for phase 1 of the Green Line which will provide rapid transit to over 60,000 Calgarians. Over 20,000 direct and indirect constructions jobs will be created. In addition, it will stimulate new transit oriented development, support economic growth and decrease road congestion.
“Nenshi’s advocacy for the Green Line was ‘persistent, relentless, and occasionally annoying,’ Minister Mason joked. The mayor immediately started talking about second-stage funding that would allow building to continue right after the first phase opens.”
- Don Braid, Calgary Herald