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Christina Morrison

Project Manager
Metro Transit
BRT/Small Starts Project Office
christina.morrison@metrotransit.org
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Meetings and Events

Upcoming Public Meetings​​​​​​​​​ and Events

Construction updates for the 35W@94: Downtown to Crosstown project are planned at the following upcoming meetings:
 
  • Bryant Neighborhood Organization Annual Membership Meeting - Nov. 18, Phelps Park, 701 E. 39th St, Noon to 2 PM 
  • Whittier Alliance - Dec. 12, 425 W. 26th St, 6 to 8:30 PM

Past Meetings and Presentations

Metro Transit has presented on the Orange Line at these public meetings and organizations. Click the links below to download presentations or handouts. ​

2017

Technical Advisory Committee

> Technical Advisory Committee - Sep. 12, 2017
> Technical Advisory Committee - Jul. 11, 2017
> Technical Advisory Committee - Jun. 13, 2017
> Technical Advisory Committee - May 9, 2017
> Technical Advisory Committee - Apr. 11, 2017
> Technical Advisory Committee - Feb. 14, 2017

Metropolitan Council

> Metropolitan Council Transportation Committee - Jul. 24, 2017
> Metropolitan Council Transportation Committee - Jul. 10, 2017
> Metropolitan Council - Mar. 8, 2017

Regional Railroad Authorities

> Dakota County Regional Railroad Authority - May 23, 2017
> Dakota County Regional Railroad Authority - Jan. 24, 2017

Community Meetings

> Richfield Farmer's Market - Sep. 9, 2017
> Richfield Farmer's Market - Sep. 2, 2017
> Bryant Neighborhood, Construction and Detour Impacts - May 25, 2017
> State of the Commute, Best Buy HQ - May 23, 2017 
> Elliot Park Neighborhood Meeting - May 18th, 2017
> Minneapolis Police 5th Precinct, Open House - May 17 ,2017
> Field Regina Northrop, Annual Meeting - Apr. 27, 2017
> Lyndale Neighborhood Association, Construction and Detour Impacts - Apr. 24, 2017
> Elliot Park Neighborhood, Earth Fest - Apr. 20, 2017
> Whittier Alliance, Construction and Detour Impacts - Apr. 10, 2017
> Move Minneapolis, Transportation Summit - Mar. 15, 2017
> Midtown Greenway Coalition, Greenway Connection Update - Mar. 9, 2017
> Steven's Square Neighborhood, Construction and Detour Impacts - Mar. 6, 2017
> Phillips West Neighborhood, Construction and Detour Impacts - Mar. 2, 2017
> Loring Park Community, Construction and Detour Impacts - Feb. 27, 2017
> Ventura Village, Construction and Detour Impacts - Feb. 23, 2017

Other

> City of Minneapolis Capital Projects Task Force - Aug. 14, 2017
> I-35W & 98th St Station Visioning Workshop - Jul. 26, 2017
> Transportation Accessibility Advisory Committee Design Update - Mar. 1, 2017
> City of Bloomington HRA- Feb. 21, 2017
> City of Minneapolis Capital Projects Task Force - Jan. 30, 2017
> Orange Line Transportation Accessibility Advisory Committee Design Workshop - Jan. 25, 2017

2016

Technical Advisory Committee

> Technical Advisory Committee - Dec. 13, 2016
> Technical Advisory Committee - Oct. 13, 2016
> Technical Advisory Committee - Sep. 13, 2016
> Technical Advisory Committee - Aug. 9, 2016
> Technical Advisory Committee - Jun. 14, 2016
> Technical Advisory Committee - May 10, 2016
> Technical Advisory Committee - Apr. 12, 2016
> Technical Advisory Committee - Mar. 7, 2016

Lake Street Station Public Advisory Committee

> Lake Street PAC - Sep. 29, 2016

Transportation Committee

> Metropolitan Council Transportation Committee - Nov. 28, 2016
Metropolitan Council Transportation Committee - Aug. 22, 2016

Regional Railroad Authorities 

> Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority - Nov. 29, 2016
> Dakota County Regional Railroad Authority - Nov. 15, 2016
> Dakota County Physical Development Committee - Oct. 18, 2016
> Dakota County Regional Railroad Authority - Jul. 12, 2016
> Dakota County Regional Railroad Authority - Jun. 21, 2016
Dakota County Regional Railroad Authority - Jan. 19, 2016
> Dakota County Regional Railroad Authority - Jan. 5, 2016

Other

> Counties Transit Improvement Board Meeting - Dec. 7, 2016
> Bloomington City Council Work Session - Nov. 14, 2016
> Transportation Accessibility Advisory Committee - Nov. 2, 2016
> I-494 Corridor Commission Orange Line Update - Aug. 10, 2016
> Transportation Accessibility Advisory Committee - Jun. 1, 2016
> Orange Line Best Buy Workshop - May 4, 2016
> I-35W and Lake Street Improvements Environmental Assessment Open House - Apr. 5 & 19, 2016
> I-494 Corridor Commission Tour - Feb. 26, 2016
35W Solutions Alliance - Jan. 14, 2016

2015

Technical Advisory Committee

> Technical Advisory Committee - Sep.10, 2015
> Technical Advisory Committee - Jun. 10, 2015

Transportation Committee

> Metropolitan Council Transportation Committee - Nov. 9, 2015
> Metropolitan Council Transportation Committee - Jul. 13, 2015

Regional Railroad Authorities 

> Dakota County Regional Railroad Authority - Oct. 20, 2015
Dakota County Regional Railroad Authority - Sep. 22, 2015
Dakota County Regional Railroad Authority - Aug. 25, 2015
Dakota County Regional Railroad Authority - Jul. 28, 2015
Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority - Jul. 21, 2015
Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority - Jul. 7, 2015

Counties Transit Improvement Board

> Counties Transit Improvement Board - Oct. 21, 2015
> Counties Transit Improvement Board, Grant Evaluation and Ranking System Committee - Oct. 5, 2015

City Councils

> Bloomington City Council Update - Jul. 13, 2015

Transportation Advisory Board

Transportation Advisory Board Funding & Programming Committee - May 21, 2015
Transportation Advisory Board Technical Advisory Committee - May 6, 2015

Other

> Bloomington Chamber of Commerce Corridor Tour - Dec. 9, 2015
> Richfield Chamber of Commerce Corridor Tour - Nov. 13, 2015
> Minneapolis Downtown Council - Oct. 16, 2015
> Transportation Accessibility Advisory Committee - Oct. 7, 2015
35W Solutions Alliance Orange Line Tour - Sep. 10, 2015
State of the Commute - Apr. 28, 2015

2014

Technical Advisory Committee
Technical Advisory Committee - Dec. 11, 2014
> Technical Advisory Committee - Mar. 31, 2014

Transportation Committee

Metropolitan Council Transportation Committee - Oct. 13, 2014
Metropolitan Council Transportation Committee - Oct. 13, 2014
Metropolitan Council Transportation Committee - Sept. 17, 2014
Metropolitan Council Transportation Committee - Aug. 25, 2014
Metropolitan Council Transportation Committee - Jun. 23, 2014
Metropolitan Council Transportation Committee - Apr. 14, 2014
Metropolitan Council Transportation Committee - Mar. 24, 2014

Regional Railroad Authorities 

Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority - Oct. 14, 2014
Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority (video of event) - May 20, 2014
Dakota County Regional Railroad Authority - Mar. 25, 2014

Counties Transit Improvement Board

Counties Transit Improvement Board - Oct. 15, 2014
Counties Transit Improvement Board - Sept. 17, 2014

City Councils

Bloomington City Council Update - Nov. 24, 2014
Bloomington City Council Work Session - May 12, 2014

Other

Metropolitan Council - Jul. 9, 2014
Commuter Connection Board of Directors - Jun. 26, 2014
35/Lake Transit Access Project Open House - Jun. 19, 2014
Orange Line Tweet Chat - May 20, 2014
I-494 Corridor Commission - May 14, 2014
I-35W Solutions Alliance - May 8, 2014
66th Street Reconstruction Open House - May 1, 2014 
I-494/35W Interchange Vision Layout Open House - Apr. 28, 2014
Bloomington Chamber of Commerce Public Affairs Forum - Mar. 5, 2014
66th Street Open House - Jan. 22, 2014

2013

Technical Advisory Committee
Technical Advisory Committee - May 3, 2013
Technical Advisory Committee - Aug. 6, 2013
Technical Advisory Committee - Oct. 30, 2013 

Transportation Committee

Metropolitan Council Transportation Committee - Nov. 25, 2013
Metropolitan Council Transportation Committee - April 22, 2013

City Councils

Richfield City Council Work Session - Nov. 26, 2013
Bloomington City Council Work Session - Nov. 18, 2013
Richfield City Council - Sept. 24, 2013
Bloomington City Council - Sept. 23, 2013
Bloomington City Council - July 1, 2013
Richfield City Council - July 23, 2013
Burnsville City Council May 14, 2013

Other

Penn American District Plan Public Open House - Oct. 23, 2013
County Road 53 (66th Street) Open House - Oct. 10, 2013
> 35W Solutions Alliance - Oct. 10, 2013
I-494/I-35W Interchange Project Open House - Oct. 3, 2013
> Bloomington Chamber of Commerce Economic Development/Public Policy Committee - Sept.18, 2013
> Tangletown Neighborhood Association - Sept.16, 2013
> I-494 Corridor Commission - Aug. 14, 2013
Metropolitan Council Transportation Accessibility Advisory Committee - Aug. 7, 2013
> Richfield Transportation Commission - June 5, 2013
> Bloomington Planning Commission - May 16, 2013 
35W Solutions Alliance - May 9, 2013
> Metropolitan Council Transportation Advisory Board - May 1, 2013
> I-35W / Lake Transit Access Project PAC - April 25, 2013

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