Edmonton Valley Line not expected to cost transit jobs
The city plans to take the extra resources they will gain when the Valley Line LRT opens in 2020 and put them back into the system, rather than laying off any employees.
Ottawa’s transit system announced this week that between 500 and 600 jobs would be eliminated when their new LRT line opens in 2018, replacing dozens of buses.
Eddie Robar, manager of Edmonton Transit, said with many city buses running at capacity the Valley Line will let the service redirect resources to other areas.
Full Story (Metro Edmonton)