Project Funding

Central Corridor Light Rail Transit

What was the total budget for the Central Corridor Project? 

The project's total budget was $957 million. 

How was the project funded? 

Construction was funded by the federal government (50 percent), the Counties Transit Improvement Board (30 percent), the State of Minnesota (9 percent), Ramsey County (7 percent), Hennepin County (3 percent), the Metropolitan Council (1 percent) and the city of St. Paul and Central Corridor Funders Collaborative (less than 1 percent). 

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