By Katie Eukel, Acting Communications Manager
According to a press release just issued by Congressman Oberstar’s office, twenty-two Minnesota projects will receive nearly $30 million in funding from an appropriations bill that won final approval from the U.S. House of Representatives today.
Among the projects are nine focused on transit, bicycling, or walking, all which Oberstar advocated for including in the appropriations bill.
$ 500,000 Northern Lights Express
$ 400,000 Cambridge-Isanti Bike-Walking Trail
$1,200,000 City of Isanti Pedestrian Bridge over TH 65
$ 600,000 Twin Cities-to-Twin Ports Trail Linkage
$3,000,000 Northstar Phase II – Extension of Northstar Rail to the Saint Cloud Area
$ 97,400 Northstar Phase II Commuter Buses
$ 711,661 Northstar Corridor Rail – Minneapolis – Big Lake
$2,000,000 Central Corridor Light Rail Transit Project
$ 730,500 Park Rapids Street and Utility Reconstruction Main Avenue
Congratulations to Congressman Oberstar on moving this important work forward for Minnesota!