Southwest LRT – Downtown Hopkins

From Southwest Community Works, see planned concepts for connecting the downtown Hopkins LRT Station to Hopkins Mainstreet, via 8th Avenue. 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.

5 Responses to Southwest LRT – Downtown Hopkins

  1. Sean Hayford Oleary
    Sean Hayford Oleary April 13, 2015 at 12:35 pm #

    Bit of free advice for the guy who wants a safer route for his daughter to bike to the LRT stop: don’t bike with her on the wrong side of the street.

    • Matty Lang
      Matty Lang April 13, 2015 at 7:06 pm #

      I’d hope that was a staged shot and not what they normally do, but yeah.

  2. Keith Morris April 13, 2015 at 6:19 pm #

    “Pedestrian-seductive environment”: I think she just coined that term.

  3. Matthias Leyrer
    Matthias Leyrer April 14, 2015 at 8:18 am #

    I love how they spent like a full 2 second shot on the Chipoltle sign like it was some kind of chic Mexican restaurant only found in Hopkins.

    Regardless, video did it’s job. All aboard SWLRT hype train.

  4. David Markle
    David Markle April 19, 2015 at 12:04 pm #

    A few years ago advocates of reasonably speedy LRT service felt some relief when Hopkins abandoned its efforts to change the route in order to promote development, a move–like St. Paul’s with the Green Line–that would have slowed the train and made it more like an expensive street car line.

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