Evergreen Extension trivia for transit users

Millions of dollars and years of planning have gone into the six-station, 11-km Evergreen Extension. Here are some tips on parking, buses and who paid for it

To get ready for the opening of the Evergreen Extension here's a list of some fast facts.

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The Millennium Line Evergreen Extension will open at noon on Friday, Dec. 2. To celebrate, there will be a day of family-friendly activities and performances at Coquitlam Central Station from 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Additional entertainment is being organized for the other Evergreen Extension stations later in the afternoon.

Customers will be able to get to all six Evergreen stations with existing bus routes but, starting Dec. 19, new bus routes will be available. Check TransLink's online trip planner starting Nov. 28 to see the new routes.

There will be paid parking available at three stations along the Evergreen Line: 85 spots at Moody Centre Station, more than 150 spots across from Lafarge Lake-Douglas Station and more than 415 at Coquitlam Central Station.

The name Evergreen Extension has been implemented to reflect the fact that it is an extension of the Millennium Line.

Provincial government: $586 million
Federal government: $424 million
TransLink $400 million


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