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Lakes & Park Alliance: The Facts About Southwest Light Rail (Minneapolis)

•In the Draft Environmental Impact Statement of October 2012 Section ES-23 to ES-24 evaluated a different plan, that did not include running the LRT in a shallow tunnel orco-locating freight trains next to LRT, that is, a plan that is different from the one currently being implemented by the Met Council. •Importantly, that study concluded that co-locating freight and LRT in the Kenilworth Corridor would be detrimental to the environment and would NOT adequately preserve or protect the quality of life. The DEIS recommended against locating freight and LRT in the corridor.

WAMM Women at the Capitol

WAMM Women at the Capitol, March 23, 2012 Our Voices Count> No Voter ID While outside the Senate chambers, we happened to look up at the sayings on the wall above.  Here are a couple we thought really applied to the day.  It would be good if the Senators and Representatives took them to heart. More

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