[2] "...students are carrying weapons to protect themselves while using Metro Transit." (2/23)

[2] Verges, Josh. “No Consequences, No Support: Harding Teachers Flagged School Violence Long before Fatal Stabbing.” Yahoo! News, Pioneer Press, 26 Feb. 2023, https://news.yahoo.com/no-consequences-no-support-harding-110400828.html.

[1] MSP Airport employees fearful about taking LRT between terminals (7/22)

[1] Moore, J., & Tribune, S. (2022, July 23). MSP Airport employees fearful about taking LRT between terminals. Star Tribune. https://www.startribune.com/msp-airport-employees-fearful-about-taking-lrt-between-terminals/600192556/

[5] Two shot at Metro Transit station in Minneapolis (4/23)

[3] Moore, J., & Tribune, S. (2023, February 23). Police bolster patrols at Minneapolis-St. Paul airport light-rail stations. Star Tribune. https://www.startribune.com/police-bolster-patrols-at-minneapolis-st-paul-airport-light-rail-stations/600253538/

[4] Adams Publishing Group Editorial Board (Sun Post) opposes more light rail, supports Bus Rapid Transit alternatives. (4/23)

[4] APG Editorial Board. (2023, April 2). Time to pump brakes on more light rail. HometownSource. Retrieved April 5, 2023, from https://www.hometownsource.com/abc_newspapers/news/local/column-time-to-pump-brakes-on-more-light-rail/article_d21b7c8c-cf2c-11ed-99d1-830fb7c23a0f.html

[10] ““We feel like we mean so much to the people who come here and use us as a resource. Yes, it’s like therapy and like family,” Seione Kimbrough said. “So, you feel like you’re minimized down to just something on a map. I watched my mom and my grandpa put so much of their lives into something and have someone else, a higher-up or whatever, say, ‘make it go there.’ It’s heartbreaking.” (6/23)

[5] Pan, H. J. (2023, April 5). North Minneapolis businesses concerned over met Council's proposed light rail extension. Minnesota Spokeman Recorder. Retrieved April 8, 2023, from https://spokesman-recorder.com/2023/04/05/north-minneapolis-businesses-concerned-over-met-councils-proposed-light-rail-extension

[3] "Airport employees have created a Facebook page — MSP Airport Light Rail Incidents — documenting episodes aboard the Blue Line between the terminals." The page now has 2.1K members. (2/23).

[6] Frasier, K. (2023, April 14). 2 shot at Metro Transit station in Minneapolis. KSTP.com 5 Eyewitness News. https://kstp.com/kstp-news/top-news/2-shot-at-metro-transit-station-in-minneapolis/

[7] Busche, Kelly. “Twin Cities CREA Update Event: Offices Shift to Suburbs, Experts Brace for Downtown Slide.” Bizjournals.com, 27 Apr. 2023, https://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/news/2023/04/27/cre-panel-2023-coverage.html.

[7] Twin Cities CRE (commerical real estate) update event: Offices shift to suburbs, experts brace for downtown slide (4/23)

[9] Moore, J. (2023, June 3). North Minneapolis businesses growing concerned about impact of Blue Line LRT. Star Tribune. https://m.startribune.com/north-minneapolis-businesses-growing-concerned-about-impact-of-blue-line-lrt/600279963/

[10] Pierini, D. (2023, May 29). Light rail plans put a hair salon’s generational wealth on hold — North News. North News. https://mynorthnews.org/new-blog/2023/5/29/light-rail-plans-put-a-hair-salons-generational-wealth-on-hold

[6] “I think the light rail will destroy the commercial corridor, the only commercial corridor that we have in North Minneapolis that has viable potential,” said (business owner) Dean Rose. (4/23)

[8] “...there’s no real remedy for what will be a slow, disruptive, crash-prone rail transit application for which there are better, safer and less costly alternatives." (6/23)

[9] "It feels to me like another version of Rondo — what was told to Rondo residents in terms of what was happening with I-94 and ultimately what was done, with the displacement of residents everywhere," Cynthia Wilson of the Minneapolis NAACP said...

[8] Johnson, J. (2023, June 6). LETTER: Time to lock the breaks on the Bottineau Boulevard Light Rail. Hometownsource.Com; Adams Publishing Group. https://www.hometownsource.com/sun_post/free/letter-time-to-lock-the-breaks-on-the-bottineau-boulevard-light-rail/article_feff0e9a-0162-11ee-bd5b-a7bd04a58e82.htm