The committee discussed major delays on the Northstar Commuter Line, and escalating freight rail safety concerns.(Published Feb 24, 2014)
The announcement contains specific steps for railroads to take to improve the safety of transporting crude oil.(Published Feb 18, 2014)
Support from cities is critical to securing key votes in 2014 from legislators who may not be familiar with the street improvement district initiative.(Published Feb 18, 2014)
Several incidents involving trains hauling crude oil have prompted federal lawmakers to raise concerns about railroad safety.(Published Sep 30, 2013)
The program’s goals are to provide additional highway capacity and improve the movement of freight.(Published Jul 8, 2013)
MnDOT is seeking public comments on its draft Minnesota 20-year State Highway Investment Plan.(Published May 20, 2013)
Public meetings are scheduled for May and June.
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