Southwest LRT station designs unveiled

Date: Friday, March 11, 2016

In the March 2016 issue of Extending Tracks

  • Designs for Southwest LRT stations: More design detail for each of the 15 light rail stations is now available on the web.
  • President Obama proposes $125 million for Southwest LRT in 2017 federal budget: Chair Duininck calls federal recommendation "a remarkable development."
  • Metropolitan Council awards grants for two nonprofits near future Southwest LRT stations: PLACE and YouthLink will receive funding to help build proposed projects near LRT.
  • Small Brooklyn Center engineering firm helps build Green, Blue Line Extensions: A profile of Progressive Consulting Engineers, Inc.
  • Street-friendly design for operations and maintenance facility in Hopkins: An ornamental fence and trees will help the facility harmonize with the surrounding area.
  • Four stations in Minneapolis are renamed: Input from communities and advisory committees prompted the changes.
  • Getting a green light for the Green Line: Chair Adam Duininck's guest column appeared in the Sun Current.

Read Extending Tracks Issue 13, March 16 (PDF)

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