Central government secures $5.5 bn for major urban transport projects

The central government of Colombia has secured funds for the three most important railway projects for urban public transport in Colombia. The Bogotá Metro, the Regiotram de Occidente in Bogotá’s metropolitan area and the Avenida 80 light metro in Medellín. The central government will pay 70% of the total cost of each project while the local governments the other 30%.

Source: Semana