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TLC is on the web! You can connect with us on our blog, on Facebook, on Flickr, and even on Twitter. Our monthly newsletter now features some of the best blog pieces from the past month. Enjoy, and drop us a line with questions or thoughts!
It's been a busy legislative session, as TLC and our members and allies battle to protect transit funding. As you'll read below, we could not do it without you.
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Best of the Blog
Hats Off to our Members and Allies!
Thank you! TLC members and allies filled the room and testified at recent House and Senate Transportation Committee meetings, reminding legislators of the many people who use our buses and trains. Thanks too, to those who spoke at our press conference at the Capitol on March 31.Read more.
Transit Cuts in House and Senate Bills
Southwest Metro Transit
Transit for Livable Communities staff recently visited Len Simich, the Executive Director of SouthWest Transit (SWT) to learn more about SWT services, its riders, and their concerns during these challenging economic times. Read more.
Bicycling and Walking Counts!
Bike Walk Twin Cities, a program of Transit for Livable Communities, released new data about bicycling and walking from 2007-2010. Bicycling is up 33% and walking is up 17%. With expansion of the Nice Ride Minnesota bike sharing system and many new BWTC-funded bike ways opening in 2011, the news can only get better! Read More.
Interested in BWTC news? Email Amber at AmberC[at]tlcminnesota.org to be added to the Bike Walk Twin Cities E-newsletter.
6th Annual Sustainable Communities Conference
Sat., April 9, 8:30-4:30, Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN 500 community volunteers leading green teams with neighborhoods, transition towns, block clubs, schools, congregations and garden clubs will shard fun project ideas and hands on resources. More information
500 community volunteers leading green teams with neighborhoods, transition towns, block clubs, schools, congregations and garden clubs will shard fun project ideas and hands on resources. More information
Community Discussion: Transit in the SW Metro
Legislators at the Capitol are proposing massive cuts to transit around the state. Join us for a presentation and discussion about the impact on Southwest Light Rail Transit and buses in Edina, St. Louis Park, Hopkins, Minnetonka and Eden Prairie. More information.
Community Discussion: East Metro Transit
Transit For Livable Communities is hosting this forum to facilitate discussion around public transit in Washington County. More information.
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