Light Rail

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Mpls Light-Rail Builders To Pay US $4.6M

The U.S. Justice Department says the joint venture that built the Hiawatha light-rail line in Minneapolis has agreed to pay the government $4.6 million.

08/24/2011

A design composite of the Central Corridor Light Rail line at the Capitol East station. (credit: Metropolitan Council)

Businesses Get Small Boost During LRT Construction

Businesses affected by the Central Corridor light rail construction are getting a small boost.

05/29/2011

A design composite of the Central Corridor Light Rail line at the Capitol East station. (credit: Metropolitan Council)

Washington Ave. Closes For LRT Construction

The street that goes through the heart of the University of Minnesota will be forever free of cars and trucks.

05/16/2011

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Metro Transit Plans Bus Detours For LRT Construction

If you ride a bus near the University of Minnesota or downtown St. Paul you’ll want to plan ahead for the detours coming when the construction of the Central Corridor transit project begins.

05/10/2011

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Mayor Says Feds Commit To Light Rail

St. Paul’s mayor says the Federal Transit Administration will sign an agreement next week committing $460 million in aid for the Twin Cities light rail transit project.

04/19/2011

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Bus, Train Fees Could Increase By $0.25

Commuters say giving an extra quarter to take the bus or train is something they’re reluctant to pay, but they’re willing to do it.

02/23/2011

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Coroner: Minn. Man Killed In Colorado Train Accident

The Denver coroner’s office has identified a man killed by a light-rail train as 19-year-old Harry Exner of Red Wing, Minn.

12/09/2010

Help For Small Businesses Along Light Rail Path

A one and a half million dollar loan fund has been set up for businesses that will be impacted by the construction of the light rail corridor along University Avenue.

07/20/2010

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