September E&T: Rapid Bus, Tree Canopy, Minnehaha Avenue Pedestrian Lighting

Come join the Longfellow Environment & Transportation Committee for its September meeting this Tuesday, 6:30pm-8:00pm at Hiawatha Park. On the agenda will be discussions of Metro Transit’s “Rapid Bus” plan for 46th Street, an initiative to increase tree canopy coverage in Minneapolis, and plans for lighting improvements to Minnehaha Avenue.

What: Environment & Transportation Committee Meeting
Date: Tuesday, September 25th
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Location: Hiawatha Park (4305 E 42nd St)

All are welcome!


Agenda Highlights:

Snelling Avenue/Ford Parkway/46thStreet Rapid Bus  (6:35-7:05)
Katie Roth (Senior Planner with Metro Transit) will attend to present information and gather feedback regarding plans for Rapid Bus implementation. More info at

Tree Canopy Study (7:05-7:30)
Robin Garwood (Policy Aide to Council Member Gordon) will attend to lead a discussion on the findings of the Minneapolis Tree Canopy Study and strategies to encourage tree plantings on private property. More info at

Full Meeting Agenda: