Air traffic forecasts estimate that 1,131 homes in southwest Minneapolis could get initial or increased soundproofing worth $25 million
Updated: October 23, 2013, - 10:12 PM
The Minnesota governor on Tuesday called for greater citizen participation in key decisions facing the Southwest Corridor light-rail project, the biggest transit project ever in the Twin Cities.
Updated: October 22, 2013, - 09:19 PM
The city threatened to fight any new attempt to reroute freight trains into its community to make room for the Southwest Corridor light-rail line in a recreational corridor of Minneapolis.
Updated: October 18, 2013, - 06:25 AM
Postponing decision on tunnels for up to three months could derail the project, planners warn.
Updated: October 17, 2013, - 12:12 AM
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