METRO Blue Line Extension Project releases Draft Route Modification Report for public comment

Date: Monday, December 13, 2021

The METRO Blue Line Extension project is pleased to announce the release of the Draft Route Modification Report. This report describes the overall process, public input, and technical evaluation that will inform the recommendation of a community supported route.

Review the Draft Route Modification Report:

Comment on the report by January 25, 2022

Comments will inform the final evaluation and route recommendation in spring 2022. Share your input:

The Met Council and Hennepin County will review the input received along with the findings from the technical analysis completed to date and will recommend a community supported route for further evaluation in spring 2022. Following that recommendation, design and technical evaluation of the recommended route will advance to an environmental review and further engineering.

The METRO Blue Line Extension is a once-in-a-generation investment into your community. It creates exciting opportunities to advance community visions for investment and economic development that can help residents and businesses build wealth in place and improve quality of life. To ensure the project is meeting your needs, we need to hear from you.

Upcoming community meetings

Project staff invite you to attend in-person and virtual community meetings taking place in January. The meetings will have a brief presentation followed by question-and-answer. Stop by to learn about the evaluation of route options, ask questions, and provide feedback.

In-person community meetings

Presentations and questions start at 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, January 4, 2022
5:00–7:00 p.m.
Gathering Hall at North Hennepin Community College
7411 85th Ave N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Thursday, January 6, 2022
5:00–7:00 p.m.
Crystal City Hall
4141 Douglas Dr. N,
Crystal, MN 55422

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
5:00–7:00 p.m.
Elim Lutheran Church
3978 W Broadway Ave.
Robbinsdale, MN 55422

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
5:00–7 p.m.
North Commons Recreation Center Gym
1801 N James Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Virtual community meetings

Friday, January 7, 2022
Noon–1:30 p.m.
Join Meeting

Thursday, January 13, 2022
5:00–7:00 p.m.
Join Meeting

Anyone who requires assistance to participate is invited to contact Sophia Ginis, Manager of Public Involvement, at or 651-592-1911. Please make requests for assistance at least five business days in advance of the meeting so we can accommodate everyone.

More information

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