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Outreach Coordinators

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Public Involvement Manager

Nkongo Cigolo

Nkongo Cigolo (pronounced NEN-kong-go SEEG-uh-lo) was formerly an outreach coordinator for the Central Corridor LRT Project (METRO Green Line) and the METRO Green Line Extension Project. He speaks Swahili, French, two dialects of Bantu and English. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota.

Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park

Outreach Coordinator:

Joanna Ocasio-Maisonet


Crystal and Robbinsdale

Outreach Coordinator:

Kjerstin Yager

Kjerstin Yager (first name pronounced key-EAR-stin) has focused her career on engagement and outreach both in Minnesota and abroad. She previously worked for the University of Minnesota Law School’s Binger Center for New Americans. Yager has a Master of Public Policy from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs and is fluent in Spanish.

Speaker requests

To request a speaker for a community meeting or other event, please contact:

Nkongo Cigolo , Public Involvement Manager

Data requests

The Metropolitan Council Data Access Procedures (PDF) document describes procedures for requesting public, private or confidential data maintained by the Council, including data related to the METRO Blue Line Extension Project. The project's Responsible Authority for data requests:

Media inquiries

Media organizations should direct requests for information to:

Trevor Roy, Senior Communication Specialist

Station area planning

Hennepin County's Bottineau LRT Community Works program is looking at how transit stations will fit into surrounding neighborhoods and enhance the quality of life for people who live, work, play, visit, and worship in the corridor.

METRO Blue Line Extension

Blue Line Extension Project Office
Park Place West Building, Suite 500
6465 Wayzata Boulevard
St. Louis Park, MN 55426