The West Calhoun Neighborhood Council hosts a discussion Tuesday on the proposed design of the West Lake Station, one of five new Minneapolis stations planned as part of the future Southwest Light Rail Transit project.
SW LRT Updates
A divided Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board voted Oct. 1 to spend up to $500,000 studying a tunnel beneath the Kenilworth Channel to carry light rail trains.
A second legal challenge to the Southwest Light Rail Transit project could come from the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.
A Minneapolis citizens group filed suit in federal court Monday aiming to halt work on the $1.65-billion Southwest Light Rail Transit project until an environmental impact study is completed.
The Minneapolis City Council voted 10–3 Friday to grant municipal consent for the $1.65-billion Southwest Light Rail Transit project, becoming the last of five cities on the 16-mile route to give trains the green light.
A citizen’s group opposed to the current design for the Southwest Light Rail Transit project released a report Thursday that highlights their concerns over safety and potential environmental impact, as well as their skepticism about promises of transit equity.
A divided Transit and Public Works Committee voted Wednesday to grant municipal consent for Southwest Light Rail Transit two days before the $1.65-billion project heads to the full Minneapolis City Council for a vote.
The Southwest Light Rail Transit project inched closer to a final Minneapolis City Council vote Tuesday, even as yet another round of public testimony showed deep divisions remain over the $1.6-billion project.
People have a chance to comment about the Southwest Light Rail Transit project at public hearings planned for Wednesday, Aug. 13 and Tuesday, Aug. 19.