The following article by Janet Moore was published in the September 15, 2015 issue of the StarTribune.
Minneapolis City Council Transportation Committee Approves SWLRT Plans
The Kenilworth Trail alongside a current freight train track that has been a proposed route for the Southwest Corridor light-rail line.
The Minneapolis Transportation and Public Works Committee on Tuesday voted in favor of the $1.77 billion Southwest light-rail line, despite concerns by several area residents about the safety of the state’s largest transit project.
The measure will now be taken up by the full City Council on Sept. 25.
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