Numbers, Dates and Frequently Asked Questions
The history of the Southwest LRT Project began with initial environmental studies in 2009 and the project has continued to gather momentum since then. Learn more about the history of the Project and future milestones.
From travel times to job opportunities, click on a topic below to learn more.
Metro Transit received a $3.26 million Ladders of Opportunity grant to build and enhance up to 140 bus waiting shelters on 19 major bus routes.
Today’s Minneapolis City Council vote granting the project municipal consent allows the Metropolitan Council to seek approval from the federal government to enter Final Engineering.
Residents are encouraged to provide feedback through the end of November on a draft plan that will guide future expansion of Metro Transit’s local and express bus service. A public hearing and several public meetings will be held in November.
Time: 11:58 AM
Location: Various - see details
Metropolitan Council Members will hold a Work Session on the 2040 Transportation Policy Plan.
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Heywood Office Chambers,
560 N. 6th Avenue, Minneapolis