Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:1999
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives
Policy Target:
Agency:Government of British columbia
Description:British Colombias provincial government has committed $1.167 billion to extend Greater Vancouvers rapid transit SkyTrain line and purchase 60 new SkyTrain vehicles, as the result of a June 1998 agreement with Bombardier Inc. The line, linking Vancouver to Coquitlam and New Westminster, will help control vehicle emissions (including greenhouse gas emissions) by providing a low-emission alternative to the motor vehicle. Completion is expected in 2001.

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