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Journalists are asking hard questions about the proposed Green Line.

Experienced project managers, transportation, and engineering experts also have major concerns.

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Government officially cancels Auckland Light Rail | 1news.co.nz   

No TransLink Tax | Vancouver citizens helped defeat a proposed transit tax

Tunnel troubles shut some stations along Ottawa’s beleaguered LRT system again|Globalnews.ca | Canadian Press

City Hall swims in billions, pleads poverty, wants more | Calgary Sun | Rick Bell

Council should fix transit, not expand it | Calgary Herald | Chris Nelson

Governments keep pushing public transit Canadians don’t want | Financial Post’s Philip Cross

Canadians deserve more than smug silence when public projects go off the rails | Globe and Mail (PDF)

Western Standard: Cory Morgan interview with Jim Gray: (Interview starts at  14:40 in timeline)

Leaders must face the music for city fiascos | National Post

MAKICHUK: The Green Line plan needs a serious second look

The Ottawa LRT was supposed to change the city and it has, for the worse. |  Mackenzie Gray

Corbella: Is the Green Line LRT on the right track? Many say it’s past time to pivot on costly rail line | Calgary Herald

The Economist: From high-speed rail to the Olympics why do big projects go wrong (PDF)

Calgary Green Line costs will only continue to skyrocket: CCA

Ottawa’s LRT didn’t go wrong. It started wrong

New CEO of Calgary’s Green Line confident downtown tunnel can go ahead

Many Canadian offices are empty. It could be the economy’s canary in the coal mine

High Costs Shrink Transit Plans in Austin, Philadelphia, Atlanta – Bloomberg

Councillors seek clarity on SNC-Lavalin involvement with Green Line

The mayor and council insist the Green Line be built using tunnels beneath downtown — through shifting, water-logged gravels and sands — and assert it’s a financially responsible option. It is not.


Op Ed - Ad Hoc Committee -

We have a low level of confidence in our ability to deliver all of Stage 1 within available funding.


- Don Fairbairn -

Chair Greenline Board

Green Line project lost in event centre hype. No one seems sure about anything when it comes to this massive project.


- George Brookman -

Chair WCD Ltd.

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