Businesses support Southwest Light Rail as the next leg of the Twin Cities transit system.

Recent news relating to the Twin Cities metro transit system:

Web Conference with Mayor Brad Tabke of Shakopee April 21, 2013

Saint Paul Area Chamber backs transit tax  Finance & Commerce, April 11, 2013

Minneapolis Chamber backs transit tax hike for metro  Finance & Commerce, April 5, 2013

Minnesota DFLers push for higher taxes for transportation Star Tribune, March 20,2013

Humphrey School panel to look at transit study and proposed tax increase  MinnPost, March 20, 2013

Transit advocates, business groups want more investment in transit Minnesota Public Radio News, March 7, 2013

St. Paul Transportation Summit identifies biggest challenge: "we need revenue" Twin Cities Daily Planet, March 7, 2013

Rep. Yvonne Selcer: Southwest Light Rail is a smart investment Eden Prairie Patch, March 6, 2013

Southwest Light Rail gets support from West metro mayors ABC Newspapers, February 28, 2013

Legislators propose spending $33M on transit, new transit tax Golden Valley Patch, February 28, 2013

Twin Cities mayors back Dayton's transit tax Star Tribune, February 27, 2013

Transit tax: some Twin Cities mayors back Dayton proposal Pioneer Press, February 26, 2013

St. Paul, Mpls. mayors support Dayton's mass transit plan KTSP, February 26, 2013

Area mayors back transit investments Finance & Commerce, February 26, 2013

Southwest Light Rail: Report details line, stations Minnesota Public Radio News, February 22, 2013

Support builds for Gov. Dayton's quarter-cent tax increase Maple Grove Patch, February 21, 2013 

Poll finds increased support for Southwest LRT Sun Sailor, February 12, 2013

Business leaders' statement on Met Council's State of the Region address  Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce, February 11, 2013

Transit Focus of State of the Region Speech Minnesota Public Radio News, February 11, 2013

Suburbs open to transit tax  Star Tribune, February 9, 2013

Top five metro Chambers join to support transportation bonding   Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce, January 31, 2013

Metro business groups support mass transit build-up   KARE-11 TV, January 30, 2013

Metro Counties Ponder Dayton's Proposed Transit Tax Minnesota Public Radio News, January 23, 2013

Governor recommends sales tax increase in seven-county metro area to fund transit  Minnesota Office of the Governor, January 22, 2013

Chamber poll shows support for Southwest Light Rail   Pioneer Press, January 18, 2013

Survey Finds Broad Support for Transit, Southwest LRT St. Louis Park Patch, January 17, 2013

Poll shows strong support for transit funding   January 17, 2013

Minnesota Transit Poll Memo January 17, 2013

Is Minnesota's Transportation System in Decline? Minnesota Public Radio News, January 9, 2013

Itasca Project Report Shows Multi-Billion Dollar Return on Investment for Building Comprehensive Transit System in MSP Metro Area | Itasca Project, November 30, 2012

Southwest Light Rail Transit Makes Sense for Business | Hopkins Patch, October 30,2012

Southwest Benefits Outweigh Issues, Study Says | Star Tribune, October  12, 2012

Obama Speeds Review for Southwest Light Rail Line | Star Tribune, October 1, 2012

Dayton Approves $2 Million for SW Light Rail | Hopkins Patch, September 13, 2012

Transportation and the Battle Over Job Growth | Pioneer Press, August 29, 2012

Southwest LRT Planners Look to Engage Developers | Finance and Commerce, July 5, 2012

$50 Million in DEED Fund Sets Off Lobbying Push | Capitol Report, June 8, 2012

Assessing Progress on Minnesota's Business Climate | Pioneer Press, May 13, 2012

All Aboard: A Virtual Tour of Southwest LRT Route | Finance and Commerce, May 4, 2012

Sen. Bonoff: Strategic Compromise Is Needed Now |, April 30, 2012

Klingel, Kramer: Southwest Twin Cities Needs Light Rail to Support Private Sector Job Growth | Pioneer Press, April 27, 2012

TwinWest Chamber Rallies For Light Rail; GOP Has Yet to Embrace Governor's Bonding Request | Sun Newspapers, April 23, 2012

Editorial: A Final To-do List for the Legislature | Star Tribune, April 15, 2012

Project Means More Jobs and Workers | Chaska Herald, April 13, 2012

Business Interests Still Hoping Some of Their Legislative Priorities Will Be Addressed in Waning Days of Session | Politics in Minnesota, April 4, 2012

Want Job Growth? Fund State Projects | Star Tribune, April 1, 2012

Business Leaders Says They'll Fight for Southwest Light Rail | MPRNews, March 29, 2012

Lawmakers Debate Funding for Southwest Light Rail | Minnesota Public Radio News, March 22, 2012

Business Could Boom Along Southwest Light Rail Line |, March 19, 2012

GOP chairmen cite St. Louis Park freight rail issue in letter opposing SWLRT bonding | Sun Newspapers, March 15, 2012

Connecting Minnesota to Jobs | Governor Mark Dayton, March 12, 2012

Southwest Light Rail is Good for Business | Star Tribune Editorial, March 10, 2012

Chamber Poll Finds Strong Support for Southwest LRT |, February 29, 2012

Metro Business Groups Promote Southwest Light Rail | KARE-11, February 28, 2012

Poll: Most Minnesotans support state funding for Southwest Light Rail | Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, February 28, 2012

Business leaders argue state supports Southwest Light Rail Transit Line | ECM Publishers, Februay 28, 2012

Metropolitan Council Regional Transit Video | Metropolitan Council State of the Region, January 30, 2012