Preliminary engineering of the line was completed in July 2009 and construction of the phase from the MacEwan Station to NAIT Station began in the summer of 2011. The line is estimated to cost around $755 million with a completion date set for late 2014.
The Kingsway Transit Centre is located on 106 Street north of 111 Avenue, adjacent to Kingsway Mall. The transit centre is served by ETS and St. Albert Transit (StAT). A new transit centre is currently under construction next to the Kingsway/Royal Alex LRT Station. Both the transit centre and LRT station are set to open in 2014.