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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


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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 Swede Hollow Park Walking Tour

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 walking tour of Swede Hollow Park will be held Saturday Nov 22nd, 3:00-4:30 pm. The tour should last approximately 90 minutes and will begin and end at Yarusso Brothers Italian Restaurant, 635 Payne Ave, St. Paul.

For more information, see the Rush Line web site.


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Podcast #76 – Bus Stop Spacing with Alex Cecchini

The podcast this week is a conversation with Alex Cecchini, an engineer and regular contributor to streets.mn. Alex recently wrote a well-researched post entitled The Case for Quarter Mile Bus Stop Spacing, all about transit design and the tradeoff between frequent stops and bus speeds. We sat down at the Amsterdam Bar in downtown Saint […]

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A Quick Fix for Minneapolis Transit

Last week, David Levinson asked whether we are “building a city” in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. He noted that rail investments only make sense in areas where there is sufficient density to support those investments. He further wondered whether Minneapolis and St. Paul could achieve those requisite densities for a majority of residents in […]

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Sunday Summary – November 16, 2014

Suddenly, it is winter here on the streets of Minnesota.  With only scattered comments this week, perhaps readers were busy putting wax on skis and winter tires on their vehicle of choice rather than writing.  No matter, here’s the week shoveled into tidy piles and not just tracked into the house: Big ideas department If […]

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Sunday Summary – November 9, 2014

Here’s the week on streets.mn plowed curb to curb to keep your reading clear: Collaboration Sustainable City Logistics in ʼs-Hertogenbosch is a cool video describing the Dutch city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch’s smart and sustainable distribution systems. With collaboration and cooperation from the business community and city government, the city coordinates deliveries, waste removal and other logistics in […]

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Making Room for Transit Makes Streets Better for Everyone

The post was originally published at Greater Greater Washington. Many proposed transit projects in our region, from streetcars to bus rapid transit and the Purple Line, involve vehicles running in the street. Giving transit a place on our busy streets can be a hard sell, especially when it means displacing cars. But a recent trip […]

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New Poll Shows Public Wants Public Transit… Again

On Tuesday, October 21st, Vice President Joe Biden, six metropolitan mayors, past and present US secretaries of transportation, and a wide variety of transit innovators, experts, and business and nonprofit leaders met in Washington, D.C. for the first in a series of live events, America Answers, hosted by the Washington Post. The first topic was […]

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