News about communities, transit, parks, water issues, regional planning

The Census is coming!

A complete and accurate census count is crucial for funding from the federal and state governments.

Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020

METRO Gold Line clears first environmental milestone

The FTA determined that there are no significant environmental impacts associated with the construction and operation and has cleared the project to continue design and engineering.

Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Rail construction to intensify in 2020

Cities and residents in the METRO Green Line Extension (Southwest LRT or SWLRT) corridor will experience intensified construction activities in 2020.

Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Comment on draft ADA transition plan

The Met Council has completed a comprehensive self-evaluation of the accessibility of its services and facilities, as required by the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.

Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Videos explore what to expect during sewer construction

In cities across the region, we are repairing or replacing aging sewer pipes and upgrading treatment plants. Take a humorous look at what you might experience near a construction site.

Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Castles and owls and sledding, oh my!

Regional parks offer fun winter options for every age and interest, from Ice Castles to the Art Shanty Project to cross-country skiing, sledding, skating, and much more.

Date: Monday, December 23, 2019

Council commits $1 million to reduce homelessness

The Metropolitan Council has committed 1 million dollars to a new winter homeless initiative announced by Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Dec. 19.

Date: Thursday, December 19, 2019

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