Minneapolis wins $133 million in congestion cash

Rep. Jim Oberstar, who chairs the House's transportation committee, announced yesterday that Minneapolis is one of five cities being awarded a $133.3 million grant to "implement aggressive strategies to reduce traffic congestion" over the next two years. The money comes from the federal government's Department of Transportation.

The city will also get $13.2 million from the DOT's discretionary funds to deal with the bridge collapse.

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