Crown agency Metrolinx and provincial ministry Infrastructure Ontario (IO) have selected Stantec to serve as lead technical advisor for the Hurontario light rail transit (LRT) project, a north-south line that will connect Mississauga and Brampton, Ont. The transit line will…
Vancouver’s municipal government, the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Development Corporation (MST-DC) have signed an agreement to help extend TransLink’s SkyTrain light-rail transit (LRT) network all the way to UBC’s local campus. Following a…
Manulife Investment Management announced today plans for a $30-million redevelopment of Manulife Place, the 36-storey downtown Edmonton tower it jointly owns with Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo). The building currently comprises 745,000 sf of offices and 103,000 sf of retail…
Associated Engineering (AE) has appointed Kent Eklund, P.Eng., MBA (pictured), its new vice-president for transportation. He succeeds Bryan Petzold, P.Eng., MBA, who has retired after more than 14 years with the company. Eklund has nearly 30 years’ experience, including client…
Yesterday, the mayor of Hamilton, Fred Eisenberger, issued an open letter to Ontario’s premier, Doug Ford, expressing disappointment over the provincial government’s cancellation of his city’s light rail transit (LRT) project and requesting information about the project’s estimated costs. “Millions…
Transportation infrastructure was in special focus when the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) held its 27th annual conference earlier this week at the Sheraton Centre Toronto hotel. On Nov. 18, the first of the conference’s two days, CCPPP handed…
The winning team, Mobilinx, includes IBI Group, Morrison Hershfield, Arcadis and Exp on the design team.
The three teams include SNC-Lavalin-led WestLINK Group and Urban Mobility Partners that includes Parsons.
The East West Connectors consortium is led by Kiewit and the VINCI Group, with design engineering services by WSP Canada and Hatch Ltd.
When factored to include the long-term cost to maintain and rehabilitate both the existing Trillium Line and its new extension, the total project is valued at $1.6 billion.
It will take about one year to select a contractor for the Valley Line West LRT extension project, and about one year to complete design and select a contractor for the Metro Line Northwest LRT extension. Construction for both is anticipated to begin as early as 2020.
A funding agreement has been signed that officially gives the green light to begin construction on Stage 1 of Calgary’s new Green Line LRT. The City of Calgary has already begun preparing the land that’s been set aside for the…
The documentary will showcase the Region’s decision to build light rail transit and the transformative impact the project has had on its community.
Alberta is investing $1 billion, or 40%, of the city’s expected $2.6-billion Valley Line West LRT expansion cost as well as $131 million of the $328-million Metro Line expansion project.
Toronto adding six new GO/SmartTrack stations and Ottawa’s LRT Stage 2 gets $50M boost.
The awards will be presented on November 15 at a special ITA Tunnelling Awards ceremony held during the global AFTES Congress in Paris, November 13-16.
The province will kick in up to $1.53 billion over eight years to support Stage 1 of Calgary’s north-south LRT project.
20 kilometres of new dedicated rapid transit between Port Credit GO Station in Mississauga to the Gateway Terminal at Steeles Avenue in Brampton.