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

May 2016

MAY 5, 2016

May 9th, 2016|Categories: In the News|

Austin Daily Herald: ‘Backbone of Minnesota’ transportation funding moving slow at legislature District 27 Sen. Dan Sparks and District 27B Rep. Jeanne Poppe, both DLF-Austin, called transportation the backbone of Minnesota, noting that the Legislature [...]

MAY 2, 2016

May 2nd, 2016|Categories: In the News|

Transportation MPR: Dayton pushes transportation spending plan, but talks are in low gear Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday laid out his demands for a transportation funding package, hoping to jumpstart progress on a deal with [...]

April 2016

APR 25, 2016

April 25th, 2016|Categories: In the News|

Duluth News Tribune: Recycling bicycles: Bike Swap moves hundreds of two-wheelers, benefits United Way It's not normal to see hundreds of people waiting for a bicycle shop to open, but that's what happens one Saturday [...]

APR 21, 2016

April 21st, 2016|Categories: In the News|

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 [...]

Why It’s Time to Invest in Transportation Equity

April 18th, 2016|Categories: Campaign Blogs|

Transportation equity is about creating multimodal transportation systems that enhance the social and economic environments within communities, specifically those who have been disinvested in historically. Communities of color and low-wealth communities often lack meaningful access [...]

Minnesotans Come Together to Advocate for Transportation Funding

April 18th, 2016|Categories: Campaign Blogs|

We had an amazing Transportation Forward Day at the State Capitol on April 4. Months of volunteer phone banks to drive turnout paid off as over one hundred people gathered to join Transportation Forward’s push for [...]

APR 18, 2016

April 18th, 2016|Categories: In the News|

Austin Daily Herald: Red Bike pedals out In the front of Rydjor Bike Shop and at six racks around town, 30 shiny red bikes are “ready to roll” around the streets of Austin. Pioneer Press: [...]

APR 14, 2016

April 14th, 2016|Categories: In the News|

Austin Daily Herald: Red Bike roll out After months of planning and volunteer work, an Austin bike-sharing program kicks off on Friday. Austin Daily Herald: Get on a bike and ride; Respect, ridership will key [...]

APRIL 11, 2016

April 11th, 2016|Categories: In the News|

Politics in MN: Hope and nope as deadlines pass for small bills Short sessions aren’t kind to small bills. And for lower-profile constituencies that struggle to find a spot in the Capitol limelight, a short [...]

APR 6, 2016

April 7th, 2016|Categories: In the News|

Bemidji Pioneer: Capitol Chatter: Driverless cars struggle when looking for lane lines Minnesota Senate committee supported a pilot project for vehicles that drive themselves, but on the same day Reuters news service reported that things [...]

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