"St. Paul, Minn. — Central Corridor project partners on Tuesday celebrated a key milestone in the often arduous task of connecting the Twin Cities with light-rail.
Washington sent its top transit official to St. Paul to sign a grant obligating the federal government to pay for half of the costs of building the $957 million transit system, the priciest public infrastructure project in Minnesota history. The federal approval is one of the last major planning steps for a project that has been talked about locally for 30 years, and virtually ensures that the line - of which 12 percent is already complete - will be built. The Metropolitan Council goal is to have trains running by 2014."
Great Lakes Casual Traveler Facebook group:
Great Lakes Casual Traveler Picasa Web photo site:
Great Lakes Casual Traveler Google Earth/Panoramio photo site: