Gov. Mark Dayton is calling on an experienced transit official and a political ally to lead the Metropolitan Council. Current council member Adam Duininck will replace outgoing Chairwoman Sue Haigh. Duininck has served on the board since 2011.
The top Minnesota House Democrat says it will take a long-term transportation funding plan with new revenue to win support from his side of the political aisle. Rep. Paul Thissen told reporters Friday that an initial proposal majority House Republicans have put on the table is “not adequate” for addressing the state’s road, bridge and mass transit needs.
The Minnesota State Fair will be opening in three weeks, and this Thursday WCCO got a look at one of their newest features – the West End Market. The area of the fairgrounds that houses the market used be called Heritage Square.
Company shows off the Transit van, which replaces its long time Ford E-Series.
Here is your practical guide on how to save money by taking public transportation, including fare, timetable and system map information.
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A large coalition of transportation, business and labor interests called Tuesday for a new 5 percent sales tax on fuel in Minnesota to help raise money for roads and transit projects.
In what is being compared to New York City’s Grand Central Station, Minneapolis is getting its very own transit center. The Target Field Transit Center will be an entertainment and sports hub where all things RAIL will connect.
In a tough economy, getting a job can be the toughest job of all. But for people like Mary Kester, try finding work when you’re disabled.
State Republican leaders want to cut transit funding by $109 million, a move that some said could be devastating to riders.
Gov. Mark Dayton is holding a roundtable discussion at the Capitol to talk about how proposed cuts to state transit programs would impact riders.