At $US 1.8 billion, the Green Line is North America's largest light
rail construction project. Construction began in summer 2006 with the
aid of a $US 700 million grant from the United States Federal Transit
Administration and the remaining 40.2km of the line, which will link
North Carrolton/Frankford in the northwest with Buckner in the
southeast, will open in December 2010.
The Green Line is part of a
rolling programme of light rail construction that will see the Dart
light rail network double in size to 145km by 2013.