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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...

Legislators Tightening Leash on Met Council

GOP pushing for reforms to rein-in Met Council power ST. PAUL, MINN - Lawmakers at the Minnesota State Legislature are pushing to make some...

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...

Minnesota Republicans Seek to Shut Southwest Light Rail Down

“The gift that keeps on taxing.” - Sen. Osmek ST. PAUL, Minn -- In a bicameral effort, Republicans in St. Paul are looking to...

Viral Video Explains Need for Reform of MN’s Met Council

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- Minnesota’s Met Council has been put on notice by one prominent Minnesota Republican. Hennepin County Commissioner and former candidate for Governor Jeff...

Are Minnesota’s Mega-Transportation Projects in Jeopardy Thanks to Trump?

St. Paul, MN - Republican President-elect Donald Trump chose the country’s Transportation Secretary Tuesday, picking Elaine Chao, the former labor secretary and wife of...

More and More Riders Dodge Paying for Light Rail

Minneapolis, MN- The percent of people who ride the light rail without paying is rising as total ridership is also  increasing. Numbers that will be...