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The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced April 2nd, 2020, that the agency will undertake 188 road and bridge projects statewide during the 2020 season to help maintain the state’s roads and bridges, improve safety and support construction jobs across the state. Some of the projects have already begun and others – such as the work on Hwy 5 around Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport – are proceeding ahead of schedule in light…

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…

Governor Tim Walz released his budget recommendations, which include a major increase in on-going, dedicated funding for roads, bridges and transit. Following through on his promise during the campaign to raise the state gas tax and invest additional funds to repair transportation infrastructure, the Governor’s budget makes transportation a top priority. In addition to his recommendations for the two-year state operating budget, Walz released…

Calling all golfers – it’s not too soon to hit the links with your colleagues and friends at Topgolf in Brooklyn Center! Enjoy practicing your swing on Thursday, March 7 while networking with others in the transportation industry. This is the hot new event you won’t want to miss! Impress your clients and get great visibility for your organization with sponsorship opportunities.

Register today: https://www.muca.org/event/topgolf…

2019 Transportation Day at the Capitol

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge in St. Paul

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View the report from Executive Director Margaret Donahoe to learn how the 2018 Election Results will effect future transportation legislation and funding.

 

The Minnesota Transportation Alliance is 125 years old this year! Come celebrate with us at our Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, November 8 at A'BULAE. Click this link to find out more information and to register: https://www.transportationalliance.com/event/125th-annual-membership-meeting

This year's meeting will feature guest speakers John Mica, Former Congressman and Infrastructure Chair; Kevan Stone, National Association of…