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May 2017

Transportation Forward Announces 2017 Legislative Platform for End-of-Session Negotiations

We are long overdue for increases in long-term, dedicated funding for all modes of transportation throughout the state. With end-of-session negotiations underway and the May 22 adjournment fast approaching, Transportation [...]

Updated Anti-Transit Bill Moving Forward at MN State Capitol

Recent developments at the State Capitol make it clear that legislators are feeling our pressure—AND that we need to keep that pressure on. A new transportation proposal scales back their most [...]

Legislature’s Proposed Transit Funding Cuts Threaten Way of Life for People with Disabilities

- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Media Contact: Jennifer Harmening Thiede 651-789-1416 | jenniferh@tlcminnesota.org   Legislature’s Proposed Transit Funding Cuts Threaten Way of Life for People with Disabilities Riders Call for [...]

Minneapolis Public High School Students Worry Legislature’s Proposed Transit Funding Cuts Could Cost Them Their Ride to School

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Jennifer Harmening Thiede jenniferh@tlcminnesota.org | 651-789-1406 Minneapolis Public High School Students Worry Legislature’s Proposed Transit Funding Cuts Could Cost Them Their Ride to School Students [...]

April 2017

Take Action: Oppose Extreme Metro Transit Cuts

The Minnesota Legislature has proposed deep cuts to Metro Transit funding. The results would be extreme: 40% cut in bus and rail service Significant fare increases Transit Link service eliminated [...]

May 16 Rally: No Cuts. No Hikes. Fund Transit Now!

RALLY FOR TRANSIT Tuesday, May 16, 6-7:30 PM Green Line Capitol Station University Ave W & Park St, Saint Paul The Minnesota Legislature has proposed deep cuts to Metro Transit [...]

Transportation Conference Committee to Face Outcry Over Legislation to Slash Metro Transit Funding

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Jennifer Harmening Thiede jenniferh@tlcminnesota.org | 651-789-1406 Transportation Conference Committee to Face Outcry Over Legislation to Slash Metro Transit Funding April 20 Public Hearing at State [...]

Riders and Supporters Rally for Metro Transit Funding

Riders and Supporters Rally for Metro Transit Funding For Immediate Release Media Contact: Jennifer Harmening Thiede jenniferh@tlcminnesota.org | 651-789-1406 Twin Cities, Minnesota (April 18, 2017) – Twin Cities transit riders, [...]

TWIN CITIES BLACK CLERGY TO APPEAL TO FELLOW CHRISTIAN LEGISLATORS TO RECONSIDER PROPOSED DRASTIC TRANSIT CUTS

For Immediate Release Contact: Rev. Brian Herron 612-590-4749 or Mel Reeves 651-403-0338   TWIN CITIES BLACK CLERGY TO APPEAL TO FELLOW CHRISTIAN LEGISLATORS TO RECONSIDER PROPOSED DRASTIC TRANSIT CUTS   What: [...]

March 2017

Transportation Forward Chair Responds to Proposed Transit Fare Hikes & Service Cuts

“We are frustrated and worried about how proposed Metro Transit service cuts and fare increases could impact families and workers who rely on transit every day. While we sympathize with [...]