News By Category: METRO Blue Line
The Connect Blue Line Now! Coalition met with Minnesota representatives in Washington, DC to push for support of the METRO Blue Line Extension (BLRT). The Coalition includes City leaders from Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center, Crystal, New Hope, Golden Valley, and Robbinsdale who are united in making sure the project becomes a reality for the Northwest metropolitan area and the region.
Residents, businesses, property owners, and the general public are encouraged to attend a community workshop Wed, March 28, 6–8 pm, to help guide planning for the areas around the future METRO Blue Line Extension light rail transit (LRT) line. The workshop will be held at Unity Minneapolis, 4000 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley.
Starting Oct 30, Hwy 55 just east of Golden Valley between Van White Memorial Blvd and West Lyndale Ave will be closed for about two weeks to replace a structurally deficient storm sewer. The work also will save time and money later when a METRO Blue Line Extension light rail station is built at the intersection above the sewer’s present location.
The City of Golden Valley is seeking two individuals to serve on the Community Advisory Committee (CAC) for the METRO Blue Line Extension. This group represents the voice of the community and provides input into the engineering, environmental, and construction aspects of the light rail project.
The METRO Blue Line Extension Project, in partnership with the City of Golden Valley, will host an open house Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 4-6:30 pm, at Golden Valley City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Rd.
The project to build a light rail line connecting the suburbs northwest of Minneapolis to downtown cleared a major hurdle Jan 19 when the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) gave the Blue Line Extension LRT Project a green light to start the engineering phase of the project.
The METRO Blue Line Extension Project, in partnership with the City of Golden Valley, will host an open house Thursday, Nov 10, 2016, 5-7:30 pm, in the Golden Valley City Hall Council Chambers, 7800 Golden Valley Rd.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the METRO Blue Line Extension in July. It addresses all environmental impacts from the proposed line and includes required mitigation measures. Hard copies are available at Golden Valley City Hall as well as at the Golden Valley Library. A digital version can be accessed at: http://metrocouncil.org/blrt/feis.
Golden Valley’s City Council meeting next week will be held Wed, Jan 20 instead of Tues, Jan 19 to accommodate a Metro Blue Line Extension LRT (Bottineau Light Rail Transit) public hearing Jan 19 in Minneapolis. The Golden Valley City Council will hold its own LRT public hearing Tues, Feb 2.
Golden Valley Sets Feb 2 Open House And Public Hearing To Consider Municipal Consent For Light Rail Line
The City of Golden Valley will hold an open house and public hearing Tuesday, Feb 2 to review the $1.5 billion proposal for the planned METRO Blue Line Extension LRT project. The open house will be from from 6-7 pm at City Hall, followed by a public hearing at 7 pm. The City Council will then officially vote on municipal consent Tuesday, Feb 16.