Projects

More Expo Line progress

photo by Darrell Clarke, Friends 4 Expo Tracks were laid across Farmdale Avenue on Thursday. A new station for Farmdale — which is adjacent to Dorsey High — was just approved by the state this summer, the final obstacle to completing phase I of the project. Rails are in place [continue reading]

Could this happen here?

I was in San Francisco recently wandering around the Duboce Triangle neighborhood west of downtown. One of the Muni’s light rail lines runs through the area and I couldn’t help but notice that within a two-block stretch it hit what would likely be the perfect trifecta of controversy here in [continue reading]

President Obama announces new transportation funding that could bode well for Metro transit and road projects

The government relations staff at Metro just sent the following update to the agency’s management and Board of Directors: This afternoon in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, President Obama announced a multi-billion dollar initiative to boost infrastructure spending in America. Specifically, the White House plan would direct funding to rebuild 150,000 miles of [continue reading]