Public Hearings

Blue Line Extension Municipal Consent Process

The Metropolitan Council (Council), Hennepin County Board of Commissioners and the Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority (HCRRA) held a joint public hearing on the physical design component of the preliminary design plans for the METRO Blue Line Extension as part of the municipal consent process set forth in Minnesota Statutes section 473.3994.

Public Hearing on Physical Design Component of the Blue Line Extension LRT Preliminary Design Plans

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Minneapolis Central Library, Pohlad Hall
Presentation [PDF, 2MB]
Open House Display Boards [PDF, 15MB]
Transcript [PDF, 1MB]
Comments Received Jan. 19, 2016 - Jan. 29, 2016 [PDF, 1MB]

City Hearings

The governments of cities along the proposed Blue Line Extension route (Brooklyn Park, Robbinsdale, Crystal, Golden Valley and Minneapolis) will hold separate hearings before taking action on the revised preliminary design plans. The locations and dates of these hearings will be posted on the cities' websites and will be listed below. 

Brooklyn Park

Monday, January 25, 2016
Brooklyn Park City Hall
More information 
Presentation [PDF 11MB]

Crystal

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Crystal City Hall
More information
Crystal Noise Impact Boards [PDF 10MB]

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Crystal City Hall
More information
Presentation [PDF, 13MB]

Robbinsdale

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Robbinsdale City Hall
More information
Robbinsdale Noise Impact Boards [PDF, 7MB]
Presentation [PDF, 7MB]

Golden Valley

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Golden Valley City Hall
More information
Golden Valley Noise Impact Board [PDF, 3MB]

Minneapolis

February 2, 2016
Minneapolis City Hall
More information