[Updated] Statement on 37th Ave. NE & University Ave.

As of July 23rd, Metropolitan Transportation Network (MTN) has formally terminated its Purchase Agreement with the Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority (HCRRA) for surplus property at 37th and University Avenues in Northeast Minneapolis. As a result of the termination, MTN no longer has site control necessary for redevelopment—meaning that MTN is no longer pursuing plans to construct a bus barn on the intersection of 37th and University Avenue at this time.

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Angela Vang
Statement on Upcoming Wheelage Tax Vote

On July 30, 2019 the Hennepin County Board will vote on increasing the Wheelage Tax from $10 per year per vehicle to $20 per year per vehicle. This decision requires at least a 4-3 majority vote to pass. If successful, the increase would be implemented on January 1, 2020. Commissioner Fernando plans to vote in favor of the increase.

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Angela Vang
Statement on 44th/Penn/Osseo Intersection

Over the last year, the District 2 office has been in ongoing conversations regarding traffic safety at the intersection of Penn Ave N, 44th Ave N, and Osseo Road. This concern heightened in recent months, specifically after multiple crash incidents when vehicles left the roadway and collided with a local restaurant, Tori 44.

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Akhilesh Menawat