Nearly $1.76 billion in federal funding for Metro Transit projects is at risk.
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Officials are expected to select a new route for the Gold Line bus rapid transit project before 2016 is over. Despite a small but vocal group of local opposition, this project has clear benefits for the east metro.
TLC members, allies, and other local advocates made a successful push for another imperiled transit project as summer came to a close. With our help, and with the commitment of our state and metro leaders, Southwest light rail is officially moving forward!
This summer, we’re starting outreach and organizing in the Riverview Corridor, which runs from downtown Saint Paul to the airport and Mall of America. And we’re kicking off a summer fundraising campaign to support our community engagement efforts. We have a goal of raising $2,500 by the end of summer. Here’s the page to donate.
TLC and allies had an amazing Transportation Forward Day at the State Capitol on April 4. Catch up on highlights from the event, including some of the messages our advocates sent to their state legislators.
Our metro-area bus system has not had a significant expansion in 10 years! This has left too many people struggling to get where they need to go, with a significant mismatch between available service and jobs. What's needed to make planned improvements a reality?