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.
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The “Ride Out the Summer” program allows up to three children (12 and under) to ride free with each paid fare on weekends in August on Metro Transit and Minnesota Valley Transit Authority routes.
After making $250 million in scope reductions recommended by communities on the planned Southwest LRT line in early July, the Met Council today approved reinitiating the municipal consent process.
The Metropolitan Council/Hennepin County Board of Commissioners/Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority (HCRRA) will jointly hold the first public hearing on the revised Southwest LRT preliminary design plans on Aug. 27.
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis