Are GOP lawmakers at the Legislature 'focusing on roads and bridges' or waging a 'war on transit'?

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Peter Callaghan Republicans in the Minnesota Legislature have made it pretty clear they’re not crazy about light rail transit in the Twin Cities.Over the last several sessions, they’ve not only blocked state funding to complete the state’s next light rail project — the 14-mile extension of the Green Line known as Southwest LRT — but they’ve passed laws taking the state out of agreements to provide future operating funds currently in place for the existing Green and Blue lines.So how about buses, especially the emerging plan to build more of what are called bus rapid transit (BRT) lines throughout the region?BRT incorporates some of the benefits of light rail — frequent service, more-comfortable vehicles and stations, on-platform...

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Are GOP lawmakers at the Legislature 'focusing on roads and bridges' or waging a 'war on transit'?

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