Trudeau announces federal funding for B.C. transit projects

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Transit infrastructure projects in B.C. will get a major boost from the federal government, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced during a visit to Vancouver.

Trudeau announced up to $1.3 billion in federal funding will go towards the Surrey Langley SkyTrain extension project. The province and its partners will fund the rest of the project.

The Surrey Langley extension will connect growing Surrey neighbourhoods, the Township of Langley, and the City of Langley to Surrey Centre and the regional SkyTrain network.

The project design includes 16 kilometres on an elevated guideway from King George SkyTrain Station to Langley