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Southwest light-rail controversy explained — with puppet and toy train

This might help those of us who have trouble getting our heads around the controversy.

In an attempt to simplify the Southwest light-rail controversy, Minnesota Public Radio teamed up with the Choo Choo Bob  Show to tell the story.

They came up with this video, which attempts to show, in easy-to-understand ways, why it seems each proposed solution to the problem raises new issues with one city or stakeholder somewhere along the line.