Project Partners

Working together to improve transit in the Twin Cities region

The Metropolitan Council is the lead agency developing the METRO Blue Line Extension Project. Many public and private partners are working together with the Council to make this project a reality by contributing funding, oversight and expertise. 
 

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The Federal Transit Administration

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation and provides capital funding grants for rail transit improvement projects through the New Starts program.

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Hennepin County

Hennepin County and the Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority provide funding for the project. The County's Bottineau LRT Community Works program is involved in land use planning around light rail stations.

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The Counties Transit Improvement Board

The Counties Transit Improvement Board (CTIB) provided project funding until its dissolution in 2017.

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) provides support for transit development projects.

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The City of Brooklyn Park

Light rail information on the Brooklyn Park website.

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The City of Crystal

Light rail information on the Crystal website.

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The City of Robbinsdale

Light rail information on the Robbinsdale website.

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The City of Golden Valley

Light rail information on the Golden Valley website.

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The City of Minneapolis

Minneapolis municipal website.