The Southwest Corridor light-rail project won a major victory last week, but now its supporters will learn whether Minneapolis will...
Updated: April 13, 2014, - 06:31 AM
Gov. Mark Dayton said if Minneapolis officials continue to oppose the tunnel option, the Met Council must decide if it will proceed without the city’s consent. But, the governor said, a protracted dispute would likely doom the project
Updated: April 12, 2014, - 08:54 PM
The Metropolitan Council voted 14-2 to hide the line in twin tunnels through the Kenilworth corridor of Minneapolis, despite complaints that it will disrupt and transform the neighborhood.
Updated: April 12, 2014, - 08:53 PM
Neighborhood activists with different agendas pleaded their cases to the governor’s top aides.
Updated: April 04, 2014, - 10:04 PM
The leaders voted 11-2 for the plan, with Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges denouncing it as “a fundamental failure of fairness” to her constituents.
Updated: April 02, 2014, - 09:36 PM
After months of delay and studies, transit planners once again recommend digging tunnels for the Southwest light rail on either side of a water channel in the Minneapolis Kenilworth corridor.
Updated: March 31, 2014, - 09:21 PM
Minneapolis is growing increasingly isolated in the fight over the future of the Southwest Corridor as the light-rail project approaches a crucial showdown.
Updated: March 30, 2014, - 09:47 AM
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Updated: March 29, 2014, - 04:09 PM
The latest setback was revealed Wednesday at a meeting of metro leaders who are poised to make a recommendation on whether to hide the light rail in tunnels alongside freight trains in the Kenilworth corridor.
Updated: March 26, 2014, - 09:24 PM