Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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Chanhassen City Council Moves Forward with TIF District Despite Heavy Protest

CHANHASSEN, Minn. - Armed with signs and petitions, residents of Chanhassen poured into Monday’s city council meeting to express their opposition to a tax...

Trump’s Budget Leaves Southwest LRT High and Dry

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump’s budget plan is out, and it spells trouble for the Metropolitan Council’s Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) project. The White...

Calling All Opinions: Met Council Wants Your Input on Potential Fare...

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Metropolitan Council is seeking public opinion on potential transit fare hikes. Transit officials are asking for input on two different...

Lewis Bill to Stop Met Council Expansion Moves Forward

WASHINGTON - A bill to stop the expansion of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO’s) passed the Transportation & Infrastructure committee in the United State House...

Met Council Credits $6.8 Billion in Economic Development to Light Rail

Met Council says Metro Transit LRT has brought almost $6.8 billion in economic development, Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson is skeptical St. Paul, MN -...

Another $1.5 Billion Train Moves Forward Despite Funding Questions

The $1.5 billion Bottineau Blue Line light rail project secured approval from the federal government to move into its engineering phase, reports the Star...

Met Council Transit Faces Huge Deficit

St. Paul, MN- The Metropolitan Council is facing a projected $89 million gap in its transportation operating budget over the next two years, reports...