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For ’13 Legislature, Long List Of Issues To Tackle

Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature’s new Democratic majorities have made it clear: The session that starts Tuesday will be all about the state budget.

01/04/2013

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Thousands Visit St. Paul’s Newly Renovated Union Depot

Step into the grand old neoclassical building in St. Paul’s Lowertown and you’re immediately taken back to a time when coal-puffing locomotives carried passengers from the Twin Cities to points far and wide.

12/08/2012

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Life’s A Mule Drawn Buggy Ride For Minn. Couple

Scooters, smart cars, and bicycles are your garden variety forms of alternative transportation. But one Minnesota couple is using a mule drawn wagon to take them cross country.

06/11/2012

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Plymouth Avenue Bridge Set To Reopen In October

After being closed for a year-and-a-half, the Plymouth Avenue Bridge will undergo repairs starting in July, with an expected reopening in mid-October.

WCCO-TV–04/17/2012

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Cyclists Head To Minn. Capitol For Summit

Biking is one of the most popular forms of transportation in the Twin Cities. On Monday, cycling advocates rolled on into the State Capitol.

03/05/2012

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Robbinsdale Parents Fight School Bus Privatization

Parents and bus drivers are going to take their fight against the possibility of privatized busing to school board members in Robbinsdale.

02/21/2012

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Minnesota’s Small Airports At Risk, Report Says

Step inside St. Cloud’s newly remodeled airport terminal and you’ll immediately notice that something is strangely absent — passengers.

11/08/2011

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‘Adapt Minnesota’ Protests Transportation Rights At State Fair

One group spent most of Wednesday afternoon fighting for what they call fair transportation at the Minnesota State Fair. Members of the group “Adapt Minnesota” circulated petitions near the state fairgrounds Wednesday.

08/31/2011

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I-TEAM: Depot Dream Now Homeowner Headache

Nearly a century ago, the Union Depot in St. Paul was a big part of the city’s plans to move forward. A $250 million renovation aims to restore the old goal to turn the iconic train station into a regional transportation hub.

08/30/2011

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Transit Ridership Grows In The Twin Cities

More people are avoiding high gas prices and jammed freeways by jumping on buses and trains.

07/27/2011

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Gas Prices Push Some To Drive Less, Others Keep On Truckin’

It seems it took $4 per gallon of gas to get more people to start looking for other ways to get around.

04/21/2011

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Buses, Trains Filling Up As Gas Prices Rise

With gas prices in the Twin Cities reaching nearly $3.90 per gallon, drivers are turning more and more to public transportation.

04/12/2011

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Bikes, Buses & Scooters: Alternatives To Driving

The average price for a gallon of gas on Tuesday in the Twin Cities is $3.87, that’s more than $0.30 higher than a month ago. The rising price of gas has some commuters looking for alternative ways to get to work.

04/12/2011

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Nicollet Mall Closes To Buses For 1 Month

Nicollet Mall is now closed to buses and will remain so for the next month.

04/11/2011

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MnDOT Unveils 2011 Construction Projects

Winter is gone, and now Minnesota’s second season has arrived — construction. State transportation officials announced their list of road projects taking place around the state this year.

04/06/2011

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