Money from feds puts tramway project on track

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Photo: Ville de Québec

The three underground tramway stations planned to be part of Quebec City’s new transit system will be located near Place d’Youville, the Centre des Congrès and the Grand Théâtre.

The cheque is not just in the mail, it’s in the bank.” So said Infrastructure and Communities Minister François-Philippe Champagne at the official ceremony Aug. 19 to confirm the federal government’s contribution of up to $1.2 billion towards Quebec City’s new public transit network, which features a tramway system.