Nearly $1.76 billion in federal funding for Metro Transit projects is at risk.
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The new federal transportation bill includes some notable changes likely to affect Minnesota’s transportation network. Where the FAST Act heads in the right direction—and where it falls short.
The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris culminated in a historic, global agreement to reduce climate change. Contributing nearly a third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the US, transportation can either help us reach that goal or continue to exacerbate the problem.
In the Twin Cities metro area, six transit projects totaling $36 million are vying for $20 million in available federal funds. Which projects rose to the top in the initial scoring process? Plus, our take on funding priorities.
With a January 31 application deadline, this money could be used for bike infrastructure, sidewalks, traffic calming, safe routes for people with disabilities, and other shovel-ready projects.
Do you want to be riding the Southwest Light Rail line by 2018? Let everyone hear you say, YES! There are three public hearings in November...