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February 29, 2008

Light Rail and the University

"Once upon a time there was a University. It lived on the banks of a middle-sized river, along a middle-sized valley, in a middle-sized city in the Middle West. One day it decided to grow. It would build a bridge across the river...Finally, after almost thirty years of planning, the Central Corridor Light Rail line is going to run thorugh the U of MN campus, and tomorrow the Metro Council is going to vote to close off Washington Avenue to passenger cars, and turn all this space under the bridge into a pedestrian-and-transit mall (like Nicollet Avenue downtown)."

Read more about the exciting Light Rail and University developments on Twin Cities Sidewalks, a blog kept by Bill Lindeke, a MA Candidate over in the Geography Department.