Tracking the Blue Line Extension Issue 7, October 2016

Date: Monday, October 31, 2016

Tracking the Blue Line Extension Issue 7 (October 2016) [PDF] is now available.

In This Issue


Station design open houses set for November

Project staff will share light rail station design concepts and gather feedback at public open houses in each corridor city.

LRT station features and design elements

A visual introduction to the features of LRT stations.

Corridor gets $1.2 million for community development planning

The Federal Transit Administration awarded the funds to the Metropolitan Council for planning and revitalization activities along the Blue Line Extension corridor.

Dovetail Consulting found niche in rail safety

Safety and security are always a priority on light rail projects, and Dovetail's job is to make sure that safety-related details are impeccably planned and executed.

State funding needs to be secured in 2017

After setting the Blue Line Extension project budget in September, the Metropolitan Council will seek the state's share of project funds in the 2017 legislative session.

Read Issue 7 of Tracking the Blue Line Extension [PDF].

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