Transportation News

High-frequency transit attracting more developmentĀ 

About one-third of the region’s residential multifamily development between 2009 and 2017 happened within a half-mile of current and planned light rail and bus rapid transit stations.

Date: Sunday, March 24, 2019

Governor Walz proposes $1.5 billion transit package

Includes an investment strategy to support the region’s bus system for generations to come, and includes addressing the structural budget issues created by the growth in demand for Metro Mobility.

Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Federal awards allocated to 57 transportation projects

Every two years, the Council allocates roughly $200 million to locally initiated projects that meet regional transportation needs. This process is called the Regional Solicitation.

Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019

Harrington to lead Dept. of Public Safety

After seven years leading the Metro Transit Police Department, John Harrington has stepped down as Police Chief to take on a new role with the state.

Date: Monday, January 7, 2019
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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