Project Partners

Working together to improve transit in the Twin Cities

The Metropolitan Council is the lead agency developing the Southwest LRT 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 (FTA)

It is anticipated the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will provide $928.8 million through the New Starts program with a Full Funding Grant Agreement in 2017.


The Counties Transit Improvement Board (CTIB)

CTIB has committed $516.5 million and $11.75 million share of Certificates of Partcipation.
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The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT)
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Hennepin County 

Hennepin County has committed $185.8 million and also manages Hennepin County Community Works activities.