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Keep up with relevant news articles from across Minnesota, as well as updates on the campaign.

May 2017

Updated Anti-Transit Bill Moving Forward at MN State Capitol

May 12th, 2017|Categories: Campaign Blogs|

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 extreme cuts to Metro Transit [...]

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

May 8th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

- 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 Transit Funding at May 9 Press [...]

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

May 1st, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

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 & Supporters to Call for [...]

April 2017

Take Action: Oppose Extreme Metro Transit Cuts

April 28th, 2017|Categories: Campaign Blogs|

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 Metro Mobility will suffer We [...]

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

April 20th, 2017|Categories: Campaign Blogs|

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 funding. The results would be [...]

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

April 19th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

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 Capitol   Twin Cities, Minnesota [...]

Riders and Supporters Rally for Metro Transit Funding

April 18th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

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, supporters, and operators will gather [...]

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

April 12th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

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: Press conference highlighting the devastating [...]

March 2017

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

March 15th, 2017|Categories: Campaign Blogs|

“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 the major budget gaps the [...]

June 2016

Stalled Transportation Funding is Hurting Minnesota

June 21st, 2016|Categories: Campaign Blogs, Press Releases|

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 express frustration about inaction by [...]

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