The following article by Kelly Smith was published in the June 4, 2015 issue of the StarTribune
Eden Prairie Stations Being Considered for Southwest Light-rail Cuts
Community leaders are closing in on options needed to chop $341 million from the Southwest Corridor light-rail line plans by July.
On Wednesday, city and county leaders assessed the possible cuts and the big question: Where to end the line? The group informally dismissed two of four scenarios that would end the line at two stations in Eden Prairie because they wouldn’t save enough money in the $2 billion transit project and would disproportionately affect the southwestern suburb.
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