Press Release: Poll Results Confirm Strong Support For Green Line

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  New Poll Confirms Strong Support for Green Line and a Tight Mayor’s Race October 11, 2017 - Today, the LRT on the Green Foundation released a scientific poll of Calgarians which confirms that there there is strong support for the Green Line among Calgarians.  The LRT on the Green Foundation decided to commission a public […]

Media Advisory: LRTOTG Green Line Poll and Google Hangout

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  LRT on the Green Foundation to Release Poll Results October 11, 2017 - The LRT on the Green Foundation will be releasing the results of a scientific poll of Calgarians with respect to support for the Green Line LRT.  The poll will also included questions about voting intentions for the Calgary mayoral race. The poll was conducted […]

Bill Smith and the Green Line

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This week’s comments by Calgary mayoral candidate Bill Smith about the Green Line LRT project left us not only scratching our heads, but concerned about the future of the project. In comments to the media, Bill Smith said that when it comes to the Green Line he’s the man with no plan wanting to build […]

Press Release – Green Line LRT Will Pull Into Station Decades Sooner Than Thought

Green Line LRT Will Pull Into Station Decades Sooner Than Thought Calgary, Alberta – July 6, 2017 The City of Calgary’s vision of constructing the Green Line LRT, a 40 km light rail line that would span the city from north to south and connect almost 300,000 Calgarians, became a reality today with stage 1 […]

Press Release – Green Line Phase 1 Must Be The Beginning and Not The End

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Green Line Phase 1 Must Be The Beginning And Not The End Calgary, Alberta – May 11, 2017 Today’s announcement by the City of Calgary that phase 1 of the Green Line LRT will only run from 16th Ave N to Shepard Station in the south presents a serious challenge to the original vision that […]

Press Release – Flag Raised on Green Line Costs In Beltline

  Flag Raised on Green Line Costs in Beltline Calgary, Alberta – December 8, 2016 A Calgary advocacy group is concerned about escalating costs to the Green Line project after a city council committee meeting discussed the various alignment options through the Beltline. Today’s meeting of the SPC on Transportation and Transit heard feedback from […]

Press Release – Green Line Funding Announcement Applauded

Green Line Funding Announcement Applauded Calgary, Alberta – December 3, 2016 Today’s joint funding announcement by the federal and provincial governments was welcome news for proponents of Calgary’s Green Line LRT. The new funding will play a critical role in allowing the City of Calgary to complete the planning, land acquisition and engineering work required […]

Train In Ten Funding Challenge

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  On Thursday, October 27, 2016, the LRT on the Green Foundation issued our “Train in Ten” funding challenge to the Alberta Government. If successful, it would have the Alberta Government match the $1.53 billion funding commitments made towards the Green Line by the City of Calgary and the federal government over a ten year […]

Press Release – “Deliver the Train in Ten” Challenge

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Group Challenges Alberta Government to ‘Deliver the Train in Ten’ Calgary, Alberta – October 27, 2016 With a provincial funding contribution for Calgary’s Green Line LRT still in doubt after last week’s State of the Province Address by Premier Rachel Notley, a Calgary advocacy group is offering a proposed solution and challenging the Alberta Government […]