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Rush Line Transit Study Open House

The Rush Line Transit Study is holding community-wide open houses in December where you can:

  • Learn more about the benefits and impacts of the various route and transit vehicle options
  • Provide your input on the proposed narrowed-down options
  • View models of portions of the corridor to visualize what improved transit may look like
  • Talk with project staff to ask questions and give feedback

At this meeting, a presentation will be given at 5:30 p.m.

The Rush Line corridor connects the 23 urban, suburban, and rural communities between St. Paul and Hinckley.


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Rush Line Transit Study Open House

The Rush Line Transit Study is holding community-wide open houses in December where you can:

  • Learn more about the benefits and impacts of the various route and transit vehicle options
  • Provide your input on the proposed narrowed-down options
  • View models of portions of the corridor to visualize what improved transit may look like
  • Talk with project staff to ask questions and give feedback

At this meeting, a presentation will be given at 5:30 p.m.

The Rush Line corridor connects the 23 urban, suburban, and rural communities between St. Paul and Hinckley.


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Rush Line Transit Study Open House

The Rush Line Transit Study is holding community-wide open houses in December where you can:

  • Learn more about the benefits and impacts of the various route and transit vehicle options
  • Provide your input on the proposed narrowed-down options
  • View models of portions of the corridor to visualize what improved transit may look like
  • Talk with project staff to ask questions and give feedback

At this meeting, a presentation will be given at 6:30 p.m.

The Rush Line corridor connects the 23 urban, suburban, and rural communities between St. Paul and Hinckley.


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Gold Line BRT Open House and Public Hearing

There will be an open house beginning at 5:30 p.m. for the proposed Gold Line Bus Rapid Transit project and a public hearing beginning at 6:30 p.m. Gold Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) would run from the Union Depot in St. Paul through the East Side of St. Paul, Maplewood, Landfall, Oakdale and Woodbury, connecting residents and businesses in the growing East Metro region. More information is available on the project web site.


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The Garden and The Rose

Sunday Summary – October 23, 2016

Only one more Sunday Summary before Halloween, three more Summaries before the General Election (November 8, but you can vote early in Minnesota) and before Daylight Savings Time ends (November 6) and five Summaries before the next streets.mn board meeting (scheduled for December 3; these meetings are open to streets.mn readers and members). The Board […]

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Map Monday: Minneapolis Low-density Neighborhoods with Good Transit Service

Alex Cecchini recently argued that we should allow multifamily buildings along leafy, quiet streets. One of the points he used to support his argument was that transit service in many Minneapolis neighborhoods is flexible. This point seemed particularly ripe for further analysis and visualization. How good is transit in low-density neighborhoods in Minneapolis? Is our zoning code preventing […]

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Sunday Summary – September 18, 2016

I’m writing this from Oslo (streets.no?) where I am enjoying good things about Norwegian transit without the concerns in this post and the very lively streets in my neighborhood. Coming from car-centric small town Minnesota, I’m delighted to have a transit pass and some time to explore the  city one tram, train, bus and ferry line at […]

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Minnesota Connection: Mass Transit Magazine’s 2016 Top 40 Under 40 List

Mass Transit magazine recently recognized 40 individuals under the age of 40 for “their contributions and who have shown a capacity for innovation, demonstrated leadership and a commitment to making an impact in transit.” Minnesota has a strong showing on this list: Lyssa Leitner, AICP is a Gold Line BRT Project Manager for Washington County. Chang Yang is a Assistant Transportation Manager for Metro Transit. […]

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Sunday Summary – August 28, 2016

It’s State Fair Time!  Before you get to the cheese curds, Pronto Pups, and new food-on-a-stick, you have to get to the Fairgrounds.  Here’s express bus info and official bike to the Fair advice accompanied by a reprise of this streets.mn post Forget Biking to the State Fair – has anything changed since 2014?  For more Fair inspiration, […]

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We Should Incentivize Alternative Transportation for a More Livable City

More car parking means more business, and taking away parking means taking away profits. Parking brings in customers to stores and downtown areas, and makes it more convenient for people to shop and buy more  when they do. Free parking is guaranteed to promote business, sales and thriving downtowns, despite the overhead costs. But is […]

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