Archive for the 'News' Category

StarTribune, Nov. 9, 2017: Public weighs in on streetcar proposal from St. Paul to MSP Airport

Posted on November 14th, 2017 · Posted in News

More than 100 people attended a public hearing Thursday intended to take the community’s pulse on a proposed streetcar project along St. Paul’s Riverview Corridor.
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MPR News, Nov. 10, 2017: ‘Modern’ streetcar plan drives discussion of disruption in St. Paul

Posted on November 14th, 2017 · Posted in News

A plan to build a $1.2 billion dollar streetcar line along West 7th Street in St. Paul is facing criticism from many residents and business owners along the route.
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TPT Almanac, October 13, 2017: Capitol streetcars, Anoka hospital re-use, Out North preview

Posted on October 17th, 2017 · Posted in News
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MinnPost, October 13, 2017: The Riverview Corridor just reached a big milestone. So why doesn’t it feel that way?

Posted on October 17th, 2017 · Posted in News

Those who are worried about the impacts of a proposed streetcar line between downtown St. Paul and the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport can take some comfort in the fact that it will be six years before any construction starts.

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Star Tribune, October 12, 2017: Advisory committee recommends streetcar for W. 7th Street transit

Posted on October 17th, 2017 · Posted in News

Riverview line would connect downtown St. Paul with MSP Airport, MOA.

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Pioneer Press, October 12, 2017: Advisory committee recommends streetcar for West Seventh Street in St. Paul

Posted on October 17th, 2017 · Posted in News

A modern streetcar that operates in and alongside regular traffic may someday run down St. Paul’s West Seventh Street, connecting downtown St. Paul to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and the Mall of America in Bloomington.

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Star Tribune, August 10, 2017: By bus or streetcar? Transit options between St. Paul and the airport are weighed

Posted on August 11th, 2017 · Posted in News

Advisory committee members will select a route and transit type in December.

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Star Tribune, July 13, 2017: Streetcar and bus plans move forward for Riverview Corridor in St. Paul

Posted on July 19th, 2017 · Posted in News

People traveling from St. Paul to the Mall of America could be riding streetcars or a bus rapid transit line in the next decade.

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KSTP, July 13, 2017: Light Rail Out, Streetcars In as Planners Narrow Riverview Corridor Options to 6

Posted on July 19th, 2017 · Posted in News

It’s a question planners in the Twin Cities have wrestled with for years: how do you connect St. Paul’s Union Depot to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and Mall of America?

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Pioneer Press, July 13, 2017: Open houses slated on 6 St. Paul-to-airport/megamall transit plans

Posted on July 19th, 2017 · Posted in News

A light-rail line connects downtown St. Paul to downtown Minneapolis, and another links downtown Minneapolis to the Mall of America in Bloomington by way of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

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