Business Impacts Mitigation

Frequently Asked Questions

What was done to help businesses survive construction of the Central Corridor LRT line?

The Metropolitan Council contributed $2.5 million of $4 million to a small business forgivable loan fund being administered by the city of St. Paul.   

The Metropolitan Council partnered with the cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis and nonprofit organizations to create the Business Resources Collaborative.

The Met Council funded a $1.2 million marketing campaign. It includes free bus side ads and billboards for corridor businesses and print and online business directories.

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