May 24, 2023
Transit Advocates Secure Nation-Leading Wins at the State Capitol
Move Minnesota and allies are cheering major transit funding and policy wins at the State Capitol after years of persistent advocacy! The transportation bill passed by the Minnesota Legislature Sunday night includes some of the most substantial gains for public transit in more than a decade. Together they represent 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 while increasing our region’s economic competitiveness is not just aspirational – it’s also achievable as part of a comprehensive transportation package. This means things like cleaner air, more affordable cities, and stress-free commutes. It means more bus-rapid transit, less wait time, and safer public transit options. Funding transit will result in an improved quality of life for Twin Cities residents, increased accessibility for visitors, and a more equitable transportation system for all.
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.
May 5, 2022
Exciting Transportation Bill Passes MN House
Why the House bill is a win for transit, biking, walking, and rolling in Minnesota. And where things stand at the State Capitol with just a few weeks to go this legislative session.
April 22, 2022
The fight for better and more comprehensive transit is necessary and right. We will keep fighting at every level of government until our communities have the transit they deserve.
February 4, 2022
Gov. Walz Proclaims Feb 4 Transit Equity Day in Minnesota
Transit is essential for an equitable and inclusive Minnesota where people of every race, ability, income, gender, and zip code can thrive.
December 17, 2021
Federal Infrastructure Bill Brings Transit Funding to MN, But State and Local Leaders Will Need to Maximize the Opportunity
What does the federal infrastructure bill do for transit in Minnesota?