Policy & Funding
Discover why better policy and investments in transit, walking, biking, and rolling are the best move for Minnesota.
October 6, 2023
New Report: Funding a Transit Transformation
New analysis from Move Minnesota details the way transformative transit funding and policy changes will benefit our daily lives, our climate, and our communities in Minnesota.
September 7, 2023
Listening to Young Adults: 8 Key Priorities for Transit Justice
Throughout the month of August, Grace Basskle organized four listening sessions for young adults aged 15 to 30 years old to discuss different ways of living and interacting with each other and our communities. Together, they dove into one primary question: How do young people navigate the Twin Cities — and how could better transit impact our mobility?
August 29, 2023
A Playbook for the New Metro Transit General Manager
Since the departure of the previous Metro Transit General Manager, Move Minnesota has been advocating for a leader with a strong vision to make the Twin Cities transit system among the best in the nation. Following the announcement of Lesley Kandaras as the new GM, Executive Director Sam Rockwell published a commentary in the Minnesota Reformer highlighting key priorities for her first 100 days.
May 24, 2023
Transit Advocates Secure Nation-Leading Wins at the State Capitol
Move Minnesota and allies are celebrating historic transit funding and policy wins at the State Capitol after years of persistent advocacy! This is the transformative victory we’ve been working toward to protect our climate, connect our communities, and improve our daily lives.
March 29, 2023
Get On Board: Transit Funding Will Take Us Places!
A metro-wide transit system that is fast, reliable, and convenient with benefits from clean air to economic prosperity is not just aspirational – it’s also achievable as part of a comprehensive transportation package.
February 22, 2023
New Poll Shows Minnesotans Want a Transportation System That Works for Everyone
A new poll shows a resounding majority of Minnesotans want a different approach. They want to drive less and want to use transit more — and they overwhelmingly support shifting money from highway investments to other modes. This report examines the key findings of this statewide poll and recommends three actions.
February 8, 2023
Building on the Legacy of the Civil Rights Struggle, Advocates & Riders Testify on Transit Equity Day
Created in 2018 by labor and climate advocates, Transit Equity Day is an annual celebration of Rosa Parks’ birthday and a call to carry on her fight for a public transportation system that works for everyone. Here in Minnesota, we elevated this national day of action with hearings in both chambers of the state legislature, amplifying the voices of more than two dozen transit riders and advocates.
February 3, 2023
How State Lawmakers Can Improve Mobility for All Minnesotans in 2023
We all benefit when it’s easy to walk, roll, bike, and bus. These essential ways of getting around are dramatically underfunded every year. During the 2023 state legislative session, we call on lawmakers to ensure communities of all sizes have enough resources to build out the solutions that fit their needs.
January 30, 2023
As Metro Transit Leadership Cuts More Service, Bus Riders & Allies Push for Improvements
In December, Metro Transit leadership cut more service on dozens of Twin Cities bus routes. Fed up, more than 50 transit riders and supporters gathered in the cold for a rally at Metro Transit headquarters, demanding improvements to speed up buses and trains.