An announcement is expected soon on TransLink's share of funding for the Evergreen Line.

An announcement is expected soon on TransLink's share of funding for the Evergreen Line.

Evergreen Line funding announcement expected soon

The mayors are meeting today with provincial government representatives and are expected to announce a formula for contributing the region's share of $400 million towards the $1.4 billion Evergreen Line.

TransLink mayors could be putting the final touches to a financing agreement for the Evergreen Line.The mayors are meeting today with provincial government representatives and are expected to announce a formula for contributing the region’s share of $400 million towards the $1.4 billion Evergreen Line.Funding for the line has held up the project for months, delaying the start of construction and the opening date for the Burnaby-to-Coquitlam rapid transit route.An announcement would mean a builder can be confirmed and construction can start as early as this year.

Surrey North Delta Leader