*Future milestones will be shared on the Metro Transit Gold Line Project website.
- In January, Governor Mark Dayton included Gateway Gold Line BRT in his bonding recommendations. News Release
- In December, following further technical analysis and public feedback, the Policy Advisory Committee (PAC) and Gateway Corridor Commission approve a route, formally called a Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA).
- $1 million grant from Federal Transit Administration for transit-oriented development planning – News Release
- Second Development Forum held for policy and business leaders
- $6.75 million in grants from Counties Transit Improvement Board – News Release
- $100,000 grant for health impact assessment awarded from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts, with funding from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation – News Release
- President Obama puts Gateway Corridor in expedited review and permitting program, called the Federal Infrastructure Projects Permitting Dashboard – News Release
- Minnesota Legislature approves bonding dollars for transitways; Gateway receives $2 million allocation – News Release
- $1.32 million grant from the Counties Transit Improvement Board – News Release
- Scoping Decision completed for Environmental Impact Statement
- Locally Preferred Alternative completed, including selection of bus rapid transit – News Release
- Draft Environmental Impact Study begins
- Development Forum held for policy and business leaders – News Release
- Alternatives Analysis is complete within two years
- Gateway Corridor Commission forms