SW LRT Updates

Met Council hosting open houses on Southwest LRT stations
Mar 20, 2015

The Metropolitan Council is hosting open houses April 2 and April 8 at Dunwoody College of Technology, 818 Dunwoody Blvd., to give people a chance to share thoughts on proposed designs for the Minneapolis Southwest LRT stations

Divided Park Board passes SWLRT agreement
Mar 05, 2015

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board narrowly passed a tentative agreement with Metropolitan Council Wednesday that includes dropping a tunnel option in favor of a bridge over the Kenilworth Channel for the Southwest Light Rail Transit Project.

Met Council, Park Board reach agreement on SWLRT
Feb 27, 2015

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and Metropolitan Council announced a tentative agreement Friday regarding the Southwest Light Rail Transit line's crossing of Kenilworth Channel.

Neighbors of light rail project want a plan for damage claims
Jan 16, 2015

KENWOOD — Two Minneapolis neighborhoods along the proposed Southwest Light Rail Transit route want the Metropolitan Council to take responsibility if homes are damaged during construction of the nearly $1.7-billion transit project.

Park Board goes deeper into light rail tunnel study
Jan 07, 2015

Under pressure to step out of the way, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board instead pushed ahead with its independent study of tunneling options for the Southwest Light Rail Transit line in January.

Park Board may look to federal officials to end Kenilworth dispute
Jan 05, 2015

The Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board may ask federal transit officials to put an end to its dispute with the Metropolitan Council over the Southwest Light Rail Transit Project’s Kenilworth crossing.

Park Board hires firm to study Southwest LRT tunnel option
Nov 20, 2014

The Minneapolis Park Board passed a resolution Nov.19 to move forward with a study on an alternative option for the Southwest Light Rail Transit Project.

Motion for summary judgment in light rail lawsuit
Nov 03, 2014

A Minneapolis citizens’ group suing to halt work on the $1.65-billion Southwest Light Rail Transit line until an environmental review is complete on Monday asked a federal judge to forgo a trial and rule on the case immediately.

Discussion on West Lake Station design planned
Oct 13, 2014

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.

Park Board votes to study Southwest light rail tunnel
Oct 01, 2014

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.

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