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Take Action: Tell Legislators to Implement a Landmark Law to Protect our Climate and Communities

As Minnesotans, we’re proud to live in a state where lawmakers and advocates can work together to advance groundbreaking policies to protect our climate and boost public transit. Thanks to supporters like you taking action, state legislators passed a nation-leading law in 2023 that will curb endless highway expansion by adding climate impacts into the planning equation.

This legislative session, our transit champions are working to make sure this law delivers the impact we need for our families and our futures—and they need to hear your support! Please take action today! 

For generations, massive highways and car-centric urban planning have fueled the climate crisis while creating deep racial inequities in our communities. Now, Minnesota is setting a fundamentally different course, seeking to ensure that major road projects move us closer to our climate and vehicle miles traveled reduction goals—or offset their negative impact with projects that give our communities more and better options to bike, walk, roll, and use public transit. To put this shift into practice, though, we need state lawmakers to pass legislation this session that: 

  • Ensures smooth and effective implementation of this critical climate measure
  • Applies the law to all major highway projects, not just new highway expansion 
  • And provides funding flexibility to allow highway dollars to shift to transit, biking, walking, and rolling projects

Members of the House and Senate transportation committees need to hear our support for continued leadership on this critical policy. By making our voices heard, we can play our part in making sure all Minnesotans can live and thrive in healthy, connected communities now and for generations to come! 

Please take action today!