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May 2017

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

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: [...]

June 2016

Stalled Transportation Funding is Hurting Minnesota

Saint Paul, Minnesota (June 21, 2016 )- Four weeks after the tumultuous end to the regular legislative session, local elected officials, business leaders, and transportation advocates came together today to [...]

Statement on Governor’s position on Special Session

St. Paul, Minnesota (June 1, 2016) – Transportation Forward, a coalition of transportation stakeholders statewide, released a statement today on Governor Dayton's proposal for a possible special session to deal [...]

May 2016

Coalition Decries Lack of Action as Legislature Runs Out of Time

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. [...]

March 2016

TRANSPORTATION FORWARD COALITION CALLS FOR FULL FUNDING

TRANSPORTATION FORWARD COALITION CALLS FOR FULL FUNDING March 2 St. Paul News Event Calls on Legislature to Fund Minnesota’s Transportation Needs Now For Immediate Release Contact: Robb Leer 612.701.0608 Download a PDF [...]

February 2016

TRANSPORTATION FORWARD COALITION STOPS IN ST. CLOUD

  TRANSPORTATION FORWARD COALITION STOPS IN ST. CLOUD February 26 St. Cloud News Event Calls on Legislature to Fully Fund Minnesota’s Transportation Needs Now For Immediate Release Contact: Robb Leer 612.701.0608 [...]