Harper, Campbell make Evergreen Line funding announcement

February 27, 2009 at 3:45 am | Posted in Politics | Leave a comment
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“The federal government pledged $350 million Thursday to help build the $1.4-billion Evergreen rapid transit line from Burnaby to the fast-growing communities in the northeastern corner of Metro Vancouver.”

However there is skepticism and dissent from Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan.

“I hate to be raining on people’s parade, but I’m just being realistic. I’m just a city mayor who has to balance his budget every year and be accountable for how the money is spent.”

The Evergreen Line should have come before the Olympic Line. It will do a lot more to increase ridership.

Read the full story at The Vancouver Sun


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