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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...

Feds Fund Light Rail, but Debate is Far from Over

MINNEAPOLIS- Recent budget compromises in Washington DC have opened up the possibility of greater funding for Minnesota’s Southwest Light Rail Train (SWLRT) project. The...

Minnesota Loses $1.5 Billion in President Donald Trump’s Proposed Budget

WASHINGTON -- Republicans and Democrats in Minnesota looking to spend federal dollars on transportation promised by the Obama administration may have to find a...

Feds Say Southwest Light Rail Funds Can’t Be Redirected to Roads...

Republican lawmakers think SWLRT funds would be better suited on other transportation projects St. Paul, MN - The Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) say Southwest Light...

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 -...

Southwest Light Rail Project Gets Green Light

Final Design Phase Can Now Begin St. Paul, MN - The Federal Transit Administration gave engineers the green light on Wednesday to start the final...

The Push to Get MN Drivers off the Roads

Minnesotans are seeing a push to move commuters from their cars to mass transit, bike paths and sidewalks.   Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson says...