Plans to relocate a federal government office in the Twin Cities have gone off track, and all because of a bus stop. Many people who need to go to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Bloomington wouldn’t be able to get there easily without public transportation. The office’s current location is just a block away from a bus stop, but the office is scheduled to move this fall. Even though the office is still in Bloomington, it is at least 3 miles away from a Metro Transit bus stop.
Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.
When you think of streetcars, you might think of places like San Francisco. But now the city of Minneapolis wants to drive this old world idea into our 20th century reality. City Council will take its first vote on a plan to add streetcars into the heart of downtown.
Metro Transit will once again be offering free bus and light rail rides to Minnesota Timberwolves fans before and after every home game this forthcoming season, according to the team.
A rally held in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday sent a clear message to Congress — don’t cut public transportation funding.