You’ve heard about Central Corridor, but did you know that other LRT lines are already in advanced planning stages? Next up: Southwest LRT from Eden Prairie to downtown Minneapolis. Want input? The time is now. Want info? Help us cover the story – tell us what you think is important, go to a meeting and tell us what happens there, send us the questions you want answered.
A Southwest LRT line will go from the burbs to downtown Minneapolis by 2015, and routing decisions are taking place right now. A series of public meetings is coming up and it looks like Hennepin County officials already have picked their favorite route.
For more information, see:
• Consultant analysis narrows Southwest Light Rail options by Art Hughes.
• Southwest LRT Route Selection & Station Area Planning Open House from Transit for Livable Communities
• Southwest Transitway official information maintained by Hennepin County
• Proposed routes Zoomable Google maps