Hennepin County approves funding split with Dakota County for the Orange Line BRT; the first in local funds lined up for the project.
To encourage denser transit-oriented development, the city wants to rezone hundreds of parcels near Mounds Boulevard, Earl Street, Etna Street, White Bear Avenue and the Sun-Ray Shopping Center.
The Hennepin County Board approved using $5 million from the Environmental Response Fund over four years to clean sites along the future light rail line.
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman begins pushing the former ‘bus barn’ site.
Thirteen projects will receive funding from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development to clean up or investigate pollution on redevelopment sites
The now $1.74 billion project includes two fewer stations in Eden Prairie, reductions to park-and-ride facilities throughout the length of the line and scaled back landscaping, station amenities and public art.
Metropolitan Council’s Southwest project office has to show later this summer that it can provide the full local commitment for the now $1.74 billion line between Minneapolis and Eden Prairie.
Under previous agreement proposals, the Met Council would have paid for the entire construction cost.
The raises will cost the state more than $800,000 annually. The political price for Dayton, or other Democrats, has yet to be determined.
For Phyllis Kahn’s ethics complaint against Denny McNamara to advance, she needed to win over one of two Republican voting members of the House Ethics Committee, but both took a dim view of the merits of Kahn’s claim from the start.
The Corridor Management Committee agreed to cut the project by $250 million.
Adam Duininck talks about how to “pick up the pieces” and build momentum after a disappointing legislative session.
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