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
The continued haggling over the route and other details have raised concerns about the escalating cost of the Twin Cities’ largest transit project, and how much power Minneapolis has to shape the outcome.
Updated: March 23, 2014, - 12:09 AM