It’s time for the Minnesota legislature to fund a 21st-century transportation system and position all our families, communities, and businesses for economic health and quality of life.

ECONOMIC HEALTH

To succeed in the 21st century, Minnesota communities need strong employment bases, productive workers who can get to jobs affordably, and ways for residents of every age and ability to access opportunity. Transportation underpins all of these.

QUALITY OF LIFE

Throughout Minnesota, residents of every age spend too much time in traffic, wait too long for buses to come, and can’t safely cross streets or ride bicycles to nearby destinations. The lack of these options affects community health and vitality.

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Real Minnesotans. Real Stories.

LesleyAnne Crosby is a massage therapist who depends on clients in suburbs such as Eden Prairie. She spent so much time on the bus commuting between Minneapolis and the suburbs she had to leave a well-paying job. “When you miss the bus, you have to wait for an hour,” she said. “It affects how you live, how you eat, how you shop, how you sleep. You don’t get to rest when you get home at 9 p.m. and have to wake up at 5 a.m. You don’t have time to do anything else but get up and go to work.”

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May 26, 2016

May 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Duluth News Tribune: Dayton has doubts on transportation funding MinnPost: How a transportation deal didn’t get done at the Legislature MPR: Dayton: Transportation doubtful in special session Politics in MN: [...]

Coalition Decries Lack of Action as Legislature Runs Out of Time

May 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

St. Paul, Minnesota ( May 23, 2016 ) – The final weeks of the legislative session came down to final minutes and ended with a failure to compromise on transportation. [...]

MAY 23, 2016

May 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

AP: Lawmakers end session in a blur, sans transportation funding (In Politics in MN) Austin Daily Herald: Red Bike is rollin’; Red Bike demand out-pedals supply Duluth News Tribune: Transportation, [...]

Transportation Forward @TranspoFwd
.@PBhcarlson Of course #mnleg should get things done. Does Davids prefer potholes, unsafe roads, ppl waiting hours for #bus, #ped fatalities
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Transportation Forward @TranspoFwd
.@SusanKentMN @ABuckvold That likely covers everyone. People across #MN calling for $ for all modes
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