Extending Tracks Issue 13: March 2016

Date: Friday, March 11, 2016

The March 2016 issue of the Southwest LRT newsletter [PDF] is now available.

In this issue


Designs for Southwest LRT stations now available on project website

More design detail for each of the 15 light rail stations is now available on the web.

President Obama proposes $125 million for Southwest LRT in 2017 federal budget

Metropolitan Council chair Duininck calls federal recommendation "a remarkable development."

Metropolitan Council awards grants for two non-profits near future Southwest LRT stations

PLACE and YouthLink will receive funding to help build proposed projects near LRT.

Small Brooklyn Center engineering firm helps build Green, Blue Line Extensions

A profile of Progressive Consulting Engineers, Inc.

Street-friendly design for operations and maintenance facility in Hopkins

An ornamental fence and trees will help the facility harmonize with the surrounding area.

Four stations in Minneapolis are renamed

Input from communities and advisory committees prompted the changes.

Getting a green light for the Green Line

Council Chair Adam Duininck's guest column appeared in the Sun Current.

Read Extending Tracks Issue 13 [PDF].


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