News & Updates

BLC votes NO on route modification

The BLC is part of the Corridor Management Committee (CMC) — a voting body that advises the Metropolitan Council and Hennepin County on the design and construction the Blue Line extension project. Most projects like this have a CMC — but this one is different. Thanks to years of advocacy, BLC partners (with the support… More

Sign-on Letter: Response to Route Modification Proposal, May 2022

The Blue Line Coalition is rooted in the BIPOC and immigrant communities that will be most impacted by the Blue Line Extension project. Since 2013, we have been working together to make sure government leaders recognize the Blue Line extension is a racial justice and regional equity issue and that community inclusion and leadership must… More

Tell Project Leaders: Stop the Cycle of Transit Displacement!

Since 2013, the Blue Line Coalition has been working together to make sure government leaders recognize the Blue Line extension project is a racial justice and regional equity issue and that the most directly impacted and marginalized communities must receive the biggest benefits from the massive public investment. We believe in this project extending the… More

BLC Releases Community Report

Since 2013, the Blue Line Coalition has been working together to ensure government leaders recognize that the Blue Line extension is a racial justice and regional equity issue and that community inclusion and leadership must be central to ALL planning and outcomes. In coming months, key decisions will be made about the route of the… More

BLC Responds to Draft Route Modification Report

January 25, 2022 Dear Governor Walz, Representative Omar, Commissioner Fernando, Commissioner Lunde, Chair Zelle, Mayor Frey, Council member Ellison,  The Blue Line Coalition is rooted in the BIPOC and immigrant communities that will be most impacted by the Blue Line Extension project. Since 2013, we have been working together to make sure government leaders recognize… More

Our Lives Are on the Line- Community Update

From going to work to getting groceries, from doctor’s appointments to religious worship, our ability to move through our communities determines our quality of life and access to opportunities. Safe, affordable and efficient transportation choices are essential to our freedom, dignity and economic wellbeing. But, for generations, government agencies have created planning processes that do… More

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