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Continued: For Minneapolis, Southwest LRT hits deal or no-deal time

  • Article by: PAT DOYLE , Star Tribune
  • Last update: April 13, 2014 - 6:31 AM

But it also would allow a light-rail station to be built at 21st Street that could be reached by Franklin Avenue buses.

“There are communities along Franklin Avenue that really want to see a connection,” Bender said. “That was the only way they were going to be able to access the train.”

 

Pat Doyle • 612-673-4504

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