News & Events


2022 budget reflects Met Council priorities

The budget includes the cost of operations, pass-through funding programs, and debt service. It reflects our legislative charge, overall mission, goals, and priorities for the current period.

October 27, 2021

Council approves final METRO B Line plan

The project now moves into the detailed design phase, which will occur into 2022, with construction in 2023 and service anticipated to begin in 2024.

October 14, 2021

METRO Purple Line clears environmental hurdle

Achievement of this major milestone helps to clear the way for the transfer of the project from Ramsey County to the Metropolitan Council in late 2021 or early 2022.

October 13, 2021

Message from the Council Chair: We’re acting on climate change now

The Met Council has long been committed to the sustainability of the region through our work in wastewater treatment and monitoring water quality, providing transit service, and funding the regional park system. But in recent years we have become increasingly focused on actions that will further reduce regional carbon emissions, help communities adapt to climate change impacts, and increase the region’s resiliency.
September 20, 2021