Dylan Thomas

One proposed route for Southwest LRT line gets a nod

Funding formula favors Kenilworth Corridor

Supporters of light rail transit on the Midtown Greenway cautioned against a rush to judgment in August, when a report to transit policymakers seemed to indicate a different route had a far better shot at winning federal approval.

Their preferred route for a Southwest Light Rail Transit (LRT) line, Route 3C-2, fared poorly in a comparison of construction costs to user benefits. Another popular choice, Route 3A, running between Cedar Lake and Lake of the Isles, came in right on target.


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