Gov. Dayton said studies will look for alternative routes for freight trains and make sure water quality in Minneapolis’ chain of lakes is not damaged.
Updated: October 15, 2013, - 08:12 PM
Transit policymakers avoided taking a stand on light-rail project as the governor prepares to weigh in on talks.
Updated: October 15, 2013, - 09:15 AM
A plan to dig tunnels for Southwest line approaches a key vote, with policymakers poised to proceed over Minneapolis’ objections.
Updated: October 13, 2013, - 09:08 AM
Minneapolis votes no, but an advisory panel of metro leaders endorsed a Metropolitan Council plan to hide light-rail trains in tunnels through a recreation area.
Updated: October 09, 2013, - 11:02 PM
Future of Southwest line in the balance as controversy continues.
Updated: October 08, 2013, - 11:37 PM
A study says there is a cheaper way to reroute freight train traffic to St. Louis Park to make room...
Updated: October 05, 2013, - 09:44 PM
Metro leaders hesitate after Minneapolis blasts plan to sink light-rail line in tunnels through recreational area to avoid rerouting freight trains.
Updated: October 02, 2013, - 11:29 PM
Planners of the thorny Southwest transit line now would route trains under a popular Minneapolis trail and spare St. Louis Park.
Updated: October 01, 2013, - 11:56 PM
Pressure builds on use of Kenilworth corridor of Minneapolis as recommendation nears on where to put freight train traffic.
Updated: September 30, 2013, - 10:51 PM