News By Category: METRO Blue Line

At its Dec 9 meeting, the Metropolitan Council voted to approve an updated project scope and $1.496 billion cost estimate for the planned METRO Blue Line Extension LRT Project. The project, which now includes 11 stations, was recommended for approval at November’s Corridor Management Committee (CMC) meeting.

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The public is invited to attend an open house Wednesday, Oct 28, from 5-7:30 pm, to learn about the environmental analysis conducted for the METRO Blue Line Extension (Bottineau LRT) light rail project. The event will be held at Golden Valley City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Rd. Read More

The public is invited to attend an open house Wednesday, Oct 28, from 5-7:30 pm, to learn about the environmental analysis conducted for the METRO Blue Line Extension (Bottineau LRT) light rail project. The event will be held at Golden Valley City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Rd. Read More

The public is invited to attend an open house Wednesday, Aug 12, from 5-7:30 pm, to learn about the METRO Blue Line Extension (Bottineau LRT) light rail project and provide feedback about proposed stations, parking, and pedestrian/bike access. The event will be held at Golden Valley City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Rd. Read More

The public is invited to attend an open house Wednesday, Aug 12, from 5-7:30 pm, to learn about the METRO Blue Line Extension (Bottineau LRT) light rail project and provide feedback about proposed stations, parking, and pedestrian/bike access. The event will be held at Golden Valley City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Rd (note: this open house had previously been scheduled for July 30 and was changed to Aug 12). Read More

Coinciding with the third and final Open House for the METRO Blue Line Extension Station Area Planning process on June 4, Hennepin County released a final report that summarizes the findings and recommendations for the two potential light rail stations in Golden Valley.

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The third community open house for METRO Blue Line Extension (Bottineau LRT) station area planning, originally set for April 30, has been rescheduled to June 4, 5:30-8 pm, at a new location: the Harrison Community Center, 503 Irving Ave N,  Minneapolis. Read More

The third community open house for METRO Blue Line Extension (Bottineau LRT) station area planning, originally set for April 30, has been rescheduled to early June (date and time to be determined). The location will remain at the University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center, 2001 Plymouth Ave, Minneapolis. Read More

Planning for the METRO Blue Line Extension light rail line (formerly known as the Bottineau line) continues to move forward in anticipation of an opening date in 2021. To provide information to and get input from citizens, there will be two open houses on the project in January. Watch your mail for more information in the coming weeks.

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Hennepin County is hosting a community open house for the proposed METRO Blue Line Extension (Bottineau LRT) North Minneapolis and Golden Valley station areas Wednesday, Nov 12, 5:30–8 pm, at the University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center, 2001 Plymouth Ave. The presentation begins at 6 pm. Read More