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Blue Line extension wins $1.2M federal grant

The city of Crystal will be one of the benefactors of a $1.2 million Federal Transit Administration planning grant for 13.5-mile Bottineau light rail transit line. The Met Council, Hennepin County and cities of Minneapolis, Golden Valley, Robbinsdale and Brooklyn Park will also benefit. (File photo: Bill Klotz)

The Metropolitan Council will receive a $1.2 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration to boost economic development along the planned Blue Line Extension light rail transit line, also known as the Bottineau. The grant comes from the FTA’s Transit-Oriented ...

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