Opponents Of SWLRT Tie Ribbons To Trees In Proposed Route's PathCritics of the proposed Southwest Light Rail line are trying something new in their attempts to stop the project. On Saturday they tied green ribbons on trees that they say would be taken out to make way for the tracks along the Kenilworth Corridor in Minneapolis.
St. Paul To Vote On Streetcar StudyThere's a big transit vote Wednesday for the St. Paul City Council. They must decide whether to move ahead with a study that would make way for streetcars to return to downtown St. Paul. The project would cost $250 million.
Mpls., Met Council Reach Tentative SWLRT AgreementThe City of Minneapolis and the Metropolitan Council reached a tentative agreement on plans for the proposed Southwest Corridor Light Rail project that should reduce the budget by $30 million. The proposed light rail line would run from downtown Minneapolis through to Eden Prairie.