Seeking to calm critics, Southwest Corridor planners unveiled the latest efforts to find an acceptable approach to rerouting freight trains for light rail.
Updated: January 09, 2014, - 09:12 PM
A consultant organized a gripe session for 200 people in the Kenwood neighborhood of Minneapolis, where some residents oppose running the Southwest light rail through a recreational corridor near their homes.
Updated: January 07, 2014, - 11:03 PM
Opponents of the Southwest rail plan have cited its potential harm to bike trails, but cycling advocates say “it can work.”
Updated: January 06, 2014, - 10:01 PM
But critics are unhappy with its connections to prominent DFLers.
Updated: December 19, 2013, - 09:49 PM
Lower fares bring more riders to the 40-mile northern commuter line, but taxpayers subsidize much of the cost, paying for roughly 83 percent.
Updated: December 17, 2013, - 09:40 AM
But they haven’t committed to seeking a tax hike to pay for road and light-rail improvements.
Updated: December 06, 2013, - 11:35 PM
Park Board objects to light-rail bridge over channel near Cedar Lake, although nearby homeowners have private access to parkland.
Updated: November 30, 2013, - 05:41 PM
Southwest Corridor’s freight, transit rerouting options revisited.
Updated: November 16, 2013, - 06:53 PM
He also renewed pitch for money for other transportation projects. But he acknowledged that raising taxes to do so could be a tough sell.
Updated: November 14, 2013, - 07:18 PM