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Continued: Rybak looks at tunnel options for LRT

  • Article by: PAT DOYLE , Star Tribune
  • Last update: August 6, 2013 - 8:11 PM

He came close in the interview to shutting the door on considering other routes for the Southwest LRT to avoid Kenilworth — including running it down the Midtown Greenway and north to downtown, an idea that was earlier considered and rejected.

“I think it’s very difficult to consider realignments and it would have a serious negative impact on getting this built,” he said. “We should never say ‘never,’ but I think another alignment at this point would slow down Southwest.”

“The words ‘slow down’ will not come out of my mouth.”

Patrick Doyle • 612-673-4504

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