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REPORT: Met Council has not identified funding for 20% of Southwest...

It looks like the Southwest Light Rail Transit project might rival Boston’s Big Dig. The Big Dig was a tunnel mega-project in Boston that...

‘Monumental disaster’: Legislature sees bipartisan push to audit Southwest light rail...

Minnesota lawmakers from both parties are calling for an audit of the Southwest light rail project after news broke that construction will take an...

Walz announces first steps in potential reform of Met Council after...

Gov. Tim Walz recently announced the first steps in the long-awaited process of reforming the Metropolitan Council, an urban planning agency of 17 unelected...

How Met Council, Local Governments Deny Affordable Housing to the Working...

Nearly everyone acknowledges that the lack of housing available for people of low and middle income is one of the most serious problems facing...

Eric Lucero: PURPOSEFUL TRAFFIC CONGESTION BY CENTRAL PLANNERS

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) released its annual "Metropolitan Freeway Congestion Report" Monday this week confirming what hard hardworking Minnesotans already know and...

Gov Walz Budget Proposes Higher Met Council Tax

This is part of our series on the debate over the new budget for the State of Minnesota. To see previous articles on the...

$2 Billion Southwest Light Rail Extension Project Advances

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Metropolitan Council and Hennepin County have approved several agreements that allow the costly Minneapolis to Eden Prairie light rail...

Metropolitan Council Releases Update to $92 Billion Transportation Plan

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Metropolitan Council recently released its 2018 update to the 2040 Transportation Policy Plan, assuring the plan aligns with Thrive...

Social Engineering in Minnetonka? City Plans to “Modernize” Ridgedale Area

MINNETONKA, Minn. – Minnetonka City Council has discreet plans to “modernize” the Ridgedale area and turn it into a mixed-use community. In 2012, the City...

Southwest Light Rail Gets Green Light for Construction

MINNEAPOLIS -- Southwest Light Rail will begin construction, despite a decision by the federal government to rescind federal funds. MPR reports that the new...