Transportation News

LRT BUILD program puts graduates on career track

An article in Finance & Commerce highlights construction workforce development through the Metropolitan Council's LRT BUILD program.

Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Article Source: Finance & Commerce

New Met Council Chair begins 7-county tour

Alene Tchourumoff kicks off tour of Metro area to hear directly from regional leaders and partners on ways to continue to build and strengthen the region.

Date: Friday, August 11, 2017

Council to deliberate fare increase on July 26

After receiving thousands of comments and completed surveys, the Metropolitan Council will formally consider raising regional transit fares in late July. 

Date: Monday, July 17, 2017

New Met Council chair a good choice

Alene Tchourumoff, the state rail director, was appointed head of the Metropolitan Council by Gov. Mark Dayton last week.

Date: Monday, July 3, 2017

Article Source: Star Tribune

After 41 years, Metro Transit driver retires

Sixty-two-year-old Renee Stafford had her normal passengers as well as family and friends on her final day as a bus driver.

Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Article Source: KARE11 TV

Transit at the Capitol

Governor Dayton signs transportation bill, but cites funding inadequacies.

Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Upcoming Events

    Upcoming Council and Committee meetings

    The Council and its committees meet regularly most months.  Find information on all upcoming Council and Committee meetings.   

    Date: 1/1/2019
    Time: 12:00 PM -
    Location: various locations and dates
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