The fight over the Southwest Corridor light-rail route illustrates the power of railroads to protect their interests at the expense of a public-works project.
Updated: September 28, 2013, - 06:44 AM
Transportation committee leaders criticize a decision to vote on key elements of the Southwest Corridor project without further study.
Updated: September 26, 2013, - 10:03 PM
Metro leaders expressed frustration at the influence of the freight railroad industry over key decisions facing the future Southwest LRT.
Updated: September 26, 2013, - 09:14 AM
Finding a less costly and controversial route for freight traffic away from the LRT line hits another obstacle as a...
Updated: September 24, 2013, - 09:13 PM
Mayor asks agency to expand search for a way to reroute freight cars.
Updated: September 20, 2013, - 10:52 PM
County funders say planners should eliminate two tunnels in Minneapolis and instead place the line next to existing freight tracks.
Updated: September 18, 2013, - 08:11 PM
TC&W complained Met Council isn’t listening to its concerns.
Updated: September 12, 2013, - 10:00 PM
Key advisory panel votes down $330 million tunnel to carry Southwest light-rail line through Minneapolis Kenilworth corridor.
Updated: September 04, 2013, - 09:48 PM
Officials have requested the Met Council to hire a Colorado firm to assess other solutions to the tangle over freight-train,...
Updated: September 03, 2013, - 09:22 PM