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Amtrak Launches New Effort to Revive Failed Passenger Line to Duluth

Amtrak’s operating loss for 2018 came in at $168 million–and they’re proud of it. Never mind that the passenger line would be even more...

Legislators Aim to Tackle Distracted Driving, Facing Pushback From Libertarian and...

Minnesota legislators are tackling the issue of distracted driving by increasing penalties. The bipartisan bills encourage the use of hands-free devices and holds drivers...

Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Says “No” To Gas Tax, Urges Walz...

State Sen. Scott Newman (R-Hutchinson), Chair of the Senate Transportation Finance & Policy Committee, is urging Governor-elect Tim Walz to reconsider raising the gas...

Fare Increase by Met Council Won’t Fill Budget Gap

MINNEAPOLIS — For thousands of Minnesota residents who depend on public transportation as a means of getting around the Twin Cities area, that ride...

MN GOP Lawmakers Celebrate Roads and Bridges Act, DFL Upset

  ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Lawmakers usually have their Friday’s off as part of constituent services. However, lawmakers spent Friday listening and ultimately passing a...

Gas Prices Expected to Hit 5-Year High

Gas prices for 2017 are expected to reach their highest point since 2012, which may cost drivers up to $52 billion more than in...

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...

Trump’s Transportation Plan May Reduce MN Backlog

President-elect Donald Trump’s plan for billions of dollars in transportation spending could solve a lot of the funding problems Minnesota has faced in the...

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...

St Paul Business Owners Say “NO!” to 7th St Light Rail

Dozens of business owners in St. Paul are speaking out against a light rail addition to West 7th St, placing signs in their windows...