Tag Archives | transit

Here to There Episodes 7 (SOCIAL COHESION | circulator) & 8 (ACCESSIBILITY | wheelchair)

After a brief hiatus, Here to There is back with two new episodes. In episode 7, we take on the complex issue of social cohesion and the ways in which mobility and transportation impact the ability of individuals or groups to thrive as members of society. In the first half of the episode, we join […]

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Sunday Summary – July 16, 2017

The streets.mn Summer Picnic was July 15. It was hot and there was the little problem with double booking of the shelter, but there was also food, fun and some fine conversation about the website, people’s places, and what’s happening in the world. We might have picked up a few new writers, too (you can write, […]

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Public Hearing for Proposed Changes to Regional Transit Fares (St. Paul)

The Metropolitan Council is seeking public input on a proposal to raise transit fares in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

The public comment period is from April 13 to June 26, 2017.

The Metropolitan Council will receive public comments via the following methods:

Mail: Public Information, Metropolitan Council, 390 N. Robert. St., St. Paul, MN 55101

Email: public.info@metc.state.mn.us

Recorded line: 651-602-1500

TTY: 651-291-0904

Online survey

The Met Council will hold 4 public hearings and 8 public meetings to gather comments on the proposed fare changes.

Public hearings are opportunities for people to offer formal public testimony – delivered orally or in writing – on the proposed increase to regional transit fares. There will also be information about the proposed fare increase available, and an opportunity for attendees to ask questions about the proposal and its impact prior to the public hearing and after the close of the hearing.

Wednesday, June 14: 6 p.m.
Metropolitan Council Chambers
390 North Robert St., St. Paul
Served by many regional transit routes

More information about the other meeting dates

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We Read the Traffic Congestion Report’s Comments So You Don’t Have To

When controversy happens….when tempers flare….we read the comments, so you don’t have to. Today the Center of the American Experiment, Minnesota’s Think Tank, released the report, “Twin Cities: Traffic Congestion: It’s No Accident.” The Star Tribune gave it above the fold coverage in their article, “What’s to blame for Twin Cities traffic congestion: regional growth […]

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Public Hearing for Proposed Changes to Regional Transit Fares (Minneapolis)

The Metropolitan Council is seeking public input on a proposal to raise transit fares in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

The public comment period is from April 13 to June 26, 2017.

The Metropolitan Council will receive public comments via the following methods:

Mail: Public Information, Metropolitan Council, 390 N. Robert. St., St. Paul, MN 55101

Email: public.info@metc.state.mn.us

Recorded line: 651-602-1500

TTY: 651-291-0904

Online survey

The Met Council will hold 4 public hearings and 8 public meetings to gather comments on the proposed fare changes.

Public hearings are opportunities for people to offer formal public testimony – delivered orally or in writing – on the proposed increase to regional transit fares. There will also be information about the proposed fare increase available, and an opportunity for attendees to ask questions about the proposal and its impact prior to the public hearing and after the close of the hearing.

Wednesday, May 31: noon to 1 p.m.
Minneapolis Central Library, Doty Board Room
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis
Served by many regional transit routes

More information about the other meeting dates

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Public Hearing for Proposed Changes to Regional Transit Fares (Anoka)

The Metropolitan Council is seeking public input on a proposal to raise transit fares in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

The public comment period is from April 13 to June 26, 2017.

The Metropolitan Council will receive public comments via the following methods:

Mail: Public Information, Metropolitan Council, 390 N. Robert. St., St. Paul, MN 55101

Email: public.info@metc.state.mn.us

Recorded line: 651-602-1500

TTY: 651-291-0904

Online survey

The Met Council will hold 4 public hearings and 8 public meetings to gather comments on the proposed fare changes.

Public hearings are opportunities for people to offer formal public testimony – delivered orally or in writing – on the proposed increase to regional transit fares. There will also be information about the proposed fare increase available, and an opportunity for attendees to ask questions about the proposal and its impact prior to the public hearing and after the close of the hearing.

Wednesday, May 17: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Rum River Library Meeting Room
4201 – 6th Avenue, Anoka
Near regional park-and-ride facilities
for routes 766, 850, 860, and the Northstar Line

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