Measuring progress. Inspiring action.


Goal: Minnesota will have safe, affordable, energy-efficient alternatives to move people and goods throughout the state.

Transportation is the lifeblood of regions around our state – it gets people to jobs, services and activities; carries children to school; and allows businesses to transport goods. For communities to grow, they need a comprehensive and sustainable transportation system that includes safe, reliable, affordable, and convenient transportation options.


Making connections

In order to thrive, people need to be able to get safely from their homes to their jobs, and their children to child care and school. Transportation trends vary by neighborhood (see Duluth, Minneapolis-St. Paul and the Twin Cities region).

New & Noteworthy

The proposed Southwest Light Rail line (LRT) took a step closer to reality after the Federal Transit Administration approved a major source of funding for the project. The LRT has drawn a lot of speculation on its possible benefits. We take a look at some possible outcomes.