Metropolitan Council objected this week a judge’s order that the agency share documents with a citizens group suing over the $1.77-billion Southwest Light Rail Transit project.
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KENWOOD — A protest planned for Nov. 7 aims to draw attention to the hundreds of trees that will be lost during Southwest Light Rail Transit construction in Minneapolis’ Kenilworth Corridor.
The Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to approve the pared-back design for the $1.7-billion Southwest Light Rail Transit project.
Freight rail safety concerns overshadowed a City Council committee hearing Tuesday on the Southwest Light Rail Transit Project.
The Southwest Light Rail Transit project’s federal funding application is still under review in Washington D.C., but in St. Louis Park on Wednesday local leaders were looking way beyond that key decision point.
While expressing concern that the Southwest Light Rail Transit Project’s momentum could make an ongoing environmental review essentially “meaningless,” a federal judge on Tuesday denied a motion for a quick ruling in one of the lawsuits against the Metropolitan Council over project.
The Metropolitan Council on Wednesday afternoon voted to approve a Southwest Light Rail Transit project slimmed down in both budget and scope.
Members of a key Southwest Light Rail Transit project committee agreed Wednesday to a package of cuts that will shave more than $250 million off its nearly $2-billion price tag.
LOWRY HILL — Neighbors of the Kenilworth Corridor aired concerns about tanker trains hauling hazardous material alongside the Southwest Light Rail line both during and after construction at a public hearing at Dunwoody College of Technology Thursday evening.
The five cities along the proposed Southwest Light Rail Transit line began to home in Wednesday on the cuts it will take to reduce the project’s budget by roughly $341 million.