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April 23, 2009
County board decides against taking over Dial-A-Ride
The Washington County Board of Commissioners made it clear that the county is not in the business of operating transit services when it voted 5-0 Tuesday, April 14 to endorse a Metropolitan Council option to continue to allow Metro Transit to manage Dial-A-Ride services in the county. Commissioners...
April 23, 2009 - 7:14am
April 15, 2009
Transit hub: Ticket to wealth, or pipe dream?
Newport could open the door to lucrative mass transit oriented development if it moves ahead with planning for a park and ride and future commuter rail stop on a vacant commercial lot, Washington County Commissioner Myra Peterson told city officials in a meeting last week. But current...
April 15, 2009 - 7:00am
March 18, 2009
Officials debate site of park and ride lot
The future of the Red Rock commuter corridor and growth in Newport intersect, officials say. But where? A growing demand for express bus service to St. Paul and Minneapolis and an influx in state and federal dollars means southeast metro commuters could soon be able to park and ride...
March 18, 2009 - 8:12am
February 13, 2009
Board reviews high-speed rail agreement
If high-speed rail ever travels from St. Paul to Chicago, it will travel through more than two dozen jurisdictions in Minnesota. The first step is to get them all on the same page. The Washington Board of Commissioners took a look at a Rail Joint Powers Agreement that is a step...
February 13, 2009 - 10:30am
February 5, 2009
Hearing will happen on transit plan
The chairman of the Senate transit subcommittee reversed directions Wednesday, now promising to consider a bill that would take $95 million out of Twin Cities transit funding and spread it among school bus programs statewide. "Please accept my sincere apology for my remarks dismissing...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
September 18, 2008
Washington County might pull out of transit tax
Washington County's representatives on a metro-wide transit improvement board have raised concerns in recent weeks on how the board will distribute funds collected from the five contributing counties' respective sales taxes. Wednesday morning, their collective voice was heard. The...
September 18, 2008 - 7:56am
August 6, 2008
County Board supports transit fare hike
If you ride the bus to work you'll likely be paying more to do so in the near future. And the Washington County Board of Commissioners is okay with that. The board voted Tuesday on a resolution to support a Metropolitan Council-imposed 25-cent increase in transit fares that would...
August 6, 2008 - 12:29pm
April 16, 2008
County Board appoints two to metro-wide transit board
After a feisty discussion and a 3-2 vote that allowed Washington County to raise its sales tax by a quarter of a percent and to join a joint board that will use the money for transit projects in the metro, a more quiet appointment occurred April 8. The Washington County Board of...
April 16, 2008 - 12:00am
March 26, 2008
Our View: Board's not ideal, but it's still the best deal
If you have coworkers, a family, a significant other or friends -- if you've ever driven in rush-hour traffic or moved with a crowd of people trying to get into a concert or sports event, you know the meaning of the phrase: "you've got to go along to get along." This is certainly...
March 26, 2008 - 12:00am
February 28, 2008
New date set for transit meeting
Washington County residents and businesspeople who planned on attending the Cottage Grove open house to share their ideas on what transit service in the county should look like, can now do so from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12, at the Cottage Grove City Hall located at 7516 80th...
February 28, 2008 - 7:00am
February 20, 2008
Input sought on future transit
Hundreds of southeast metro commuters are part of a growing trend, leaving their cars behind each morning to board express buses closer to home and bypass the hassle and frustration of rush hour traffic.
February 20, 2008 - 7:00am