Metro Transit is in the planning stages of creating a new rapid transit line to Minneapolis and Saint Paul, that would potentially run along RT 21.
They are doing community engagement and outreach along the bus route starting in late August.
These are their main questions for the community:
Planned community engagement/ outreach activities:
Note: The Greenline led to the loss of community businesses and displacement of neighbors. This issue has been observed around the country following the development of new light rail transit. I asked Metro Transit to provide us with analysis of how the new rapid bus lines have impacted the communities they were placed in.
This item will be on an upcoming Community Improvement and Safety Committee Agenda
August 20, 2019
Judith Tande (committee chair), Mary Morris, Martha Tilton, Eric Ebbeson
Cody Olson from Metro Transit is our contact person for this issue