SANDAG

The Capital Line South LRT Extension will receive $268.71 million (C$333 million) in municipal funding for construction from Century Park to the Heritage Valley Park & Ride in Edmonton, Alberta.

Transit Briefs: Edmonton, LACMTA, San Diego MTS, Santa Clara VTA, TriMet

The Edmonton (Alberta) City Council approved municipal funding for the 2.8-mile (4.5-kilometer) Capital Line South LRT Extension. In addition, LACMTA finalized its 2021-24 Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan; SANDAG and MTS unveiled the VA Medical Center Trolley Station; VTA is slated to receive $20 million from the state of California to help with recovery from the May 26 mass shooting; and TriMet was forced to suspend MAX service due to record-setting temperatures.

MTS is allocating $28.5 million for new SD100 LRVs as part of the FY22 capital improvement program.

San Diego MTS Sets FY22 Capex at $125MM

The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) Board has approved a $125 million capital improvement program for FY 2022, which includes $28.5 million for new SD100 light rail vehicles.