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Sunday Summary – February 22, 2015

We had a pretty light week here on streets.mn, but here it all is: Quick look department Streets.mn is curiously devoid of Charts of the Day this week, but we do have a couple of highly visual offerings.  The Miracle of Two Minneapolises in Prenatal Care maps the inequality in access to high-quality prenatal care. Minneapolis: An […]

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Transportation Day at the State Capitol

Another big transportation event is happening this week in the Minnesota State Capitol. Sponsored and organized by Transit for Livable Communities and Move MN, Thursday, February 12 is Transportation Day of Action. The main event of the day will be a march from the National Guard Armory (600 Cedar Street) to the State Capitol. Supporters can […]

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A Twin Cities Paving Moratorium

Last Wednesday (February 4)  I attended a public presentation by Ramsey County engineers for a proposed redesign of the Randolph and Lexington Avenue intersection. They are proposing to spend a million and a half dollars to purchase four properties on the northeast corner of the intersection and bulldoze them to make space for a dedicated […]

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Increased Transit Funding Can Save You Money

The legislature is buzzing with transportation funding proposals. The Republican plan proposes no new revenue streams while the DFL plan contains a variety of tax and fee increases to pay for system fixes and expansion. One point of contention is the DFL’s proposed one percent metro area sales tax to raise money for transit. Republicans […]

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Sunday Summary – January 18, 2015

It has been a busy week here on streets.mn and here it is: Making things better department Streets.mn writers like to make things better.  This week Making Downtown East Commons a Great Place recommends thinking about park programming and what people will do when they get there before designing the park (and considers the long-term costs, too; […]

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Rush Line Corridor Open House

The Rush Line Corridor is a transportation corridor extending 80 miles from Hinckley to Union Depot in downtown St. Paul. A Pre-Project Development Study is underway to analyze bus and rail transit alternatives between Forest Lake and Union Depot in St. Paul. The study builds upon previous work completed for the corridor and will identify one mode and one alignment for adoption as the corridor’s Locally Preferred Alternative. The PPD Study is a joint local and regional planning effort conducted by the Rush Line Corridor Task Force and led by the Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority.

A series of open houses will be held this coming January in the cities of Hugo, St. Paul, and Maplewood.

Tuesday, Jan. 13

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Hugo City Hall

14669 Fitzgerald Ave N, Hugo

Wednesday, Jan. 14

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Duluth Case & Recreation Center

1020 Duluth St, St. Paul

Thursday, Jan. 15

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Maplewood Community Center

2100 White Bear Ave, Maplewood


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Rush Line Corridor Open House

The Rush Line Corridor is a transportation corridor extending 80 miles from Hinckley to Union Depot in downtown St. Paul. A Pre-Project Development Study is underway to analyze bus and rail transit alternatives between Forest Lake and Union Depot in St. Paul. The study builds upon previous work completed for the corridor and will identify one mode and one alignment for adoption as the corridor’s Locally Preferred Alternative. The PPD Study is a joint local and regional planning effort conducted by the Rush Line Corridor Task Force and led by the Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority.

A series of open houses will be held this coming January in the cities of Hugo, St. Paul, and Maplewood.

Tuesday, Jan. 13

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Hugo City Hall

14669 Fitzgerald Ave N, Hugo

Wednesday, Jan. 14

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Duluth Case & Recreation Center

1020 Duluth St, St. Paul

Thursday, Jan. 15

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Maplewood Community Center

2100 White Bear Ave, Maplewood


Streets.mn is a non-profit and is volunteer run. We rely on your support to keep the servers running. If you value what you read, please consider becoming a member.

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