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    Four Bean Chili with Salsa, Queso Fresco & Cheddar

  • Excelsior Farmers Market Water Street

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Breaking: SWLRT: FTA Approval 

NEWS UPDATE 12-24-16- Federal Transit Administration propels Southwest LRT Project forward with approval to enter engineering phase. Authorization illustrates federal confidence in project ahead of approval of federal funding. What this means is the project's staff can finalize designs in preparation for construction in 2017. The $121M needed from the state to go ahead with the project has been held up. Republican Kurt Daudt said in 2015  "Republicans won't pony up for that purpose."

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SWLRT: $19M Cost Delay

Inaction of the State Leads to $19 Million in Cost Delays for SWLRT. Despite strong support from the business community and local elected officials, the Metropolitan Council announced Monday that the Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) project has incurred $19 million in cost delays, due to inaction by House leadership to provide the remaining state share of funding. Those costs will continue to increase each week the final local funding is not secured.

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Green Line May 2016 Update

According to a Twin Cities.com article in April, the Southwest Line has been bogged down by political and legal fights involving municipalities along the route, which would stretch from downtown Minneapolis to Eden Prairie. The final environmental impact statement, FEIS, was just releasedThe FEIS was completed with input from 1,200 comments submitted by the public and government agencies, as well as comments received at public hearings and through email and letters.

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