The 2020 Session has begun with a focus on infrastructure investments through passage of a capital bonding bill. The Minnesota Transportation Alliance is busy advocating for needed investments to improve our roads, bridges, transit systems, ports and waterways and rail infrastructure. We will be tracking the legislative action for you. Alliance members receive weekly updates and in-depth reports on key issues.
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Governor Walz released his recommendations for the 2020 Capital Bonding bill. The proposal calls for a total of $2.6 billion in bonds and cash and includes $451 million from a combination of GO bonds, trunk highway bonds and general fund cash for Transportation. The Transportation section provides $112 million for the Local Bridge program, $100 million for the Local Road Improvement Program, $55 million for transitway projects, $10 million…
Thank you to everyone that attended our 2019 Annual Membership Meeting and Construction Forecast on Monday, Nov. 4 at the Mankato Civic Center! The presentations from the event are posted on our website. You can also view photos from the event on our Facebook page.
The 126th Annual Alliance Membership Meeting and Construction Forecast is Monday, November 4 at the Mankato Civic Center, located at 1 Civic Center Plaza in Mankato, MN.
This year's event features guest legislators at both the federal and local level, as well as guest speakers from MnDOT, the Met Council, and more to speak on subjects that range from Advocacy to Funding to Connected and Autonomous Vehicles.
This year's guest…
Minnesota’s transportation system is aging and deteriorating, while at the same time, the population is growing and demands on the system increase. Many highway, local road and bridge projects are waiting for funding. Without action by the legislature and governor to increase current funding levels, these transportation infrastructure needs will continue to be major safety and mobility problems. These maps show…