MN Daily: Automated cars could be the new norm
With advancing technology and widely available car-sharing services, getting around without your own car is becoming a reality for big-city dwellers.

MPR: Met Council: Business booming along Twin Cities light rail lines
Economic development along the existing and planned light rail lines in the Twin Cities is soaring past initial expectations, Metropolitan Council and St. Paul city officials said Tuesday.

Pioneer Press: Did the Green Line directly spur $4.2B in development?
The Metropolitan Council released figures Tuesday touting billions of dollars of Twin Cities investment along the light rail Green Line, though the list of projects includes developments blocks from the rails, and officials admit that no definitive causal link can be established for many of them.

Politics in MN: Green Line continues to attract developers
The Green Line has attracted $4.2 billion in primarily private investment to date, up from $3.2 billion a year ago, according to the Metropolitan Council’s latest tally.

Star Tribune: Met Council touts developments near LRT stops
The Metropolitan Council touted a growing number of building projects along existing and planned light-rail lines on Tuesday as the agency ramps up pressure on state legislators this session to pay for a portion of the Southwest line.

LTE, Star Tribune: Readers Write (April 19): Transit funding
Inequity at a basic level: Bus service vs. light rail