— Will Schroeer from the Minneapolis- and St Paul-area chambers of commerce says recent chamber surveys show strong support for more transit and that the region stands to lose future jobs if it does not improve its system. Business groups will push for more stable funding for transportation projects when lawmakers resume their work at the Capitol next month. Read the story from Jessica Mador.
"We’re behind our competitors. Almost everyone has a more robust transportation system than we do. We are starting to lose jobs and talent to those other regions precisely because we’re behind on transit."