Eastern Bottineau: Prayer After the Storm

[…] neighborhoods, in alphabetical order. He chronicles his adventures at  allofminneapolis.com and we’re sharing them here at streets.mn, at a pace of one or two walks per week. The Bottineau neighborhood of northeast Minneapolis has three straightforward boundaries: the Mississippi River on the west, University Avenue NE on the east, and Lowry Avenue NE on the […]

Google Maps Bottineau

Google Maps in the Minneapolis Bottineau Neighborhood

[…] at the very north end of the 3rd ward. Google Maps does make it a bit easier to navigate around. Stanley’s Northeast Bar Room – Just across the street from Bottineau, actually. Pub grub, dog pawtio, and a food truck for downtown and events in Minneapolis. See them on Facebook to get your social on. Plus, good or […]

Western Bottineau

[…] adventures at  allofminneapolis.com and we’re sharing them here at streets.mn, at a pace of one or two walks per week. Because I previously walked the portion of the Bottineau neighborhood to the east of the railroad tracks, my focus this time was on the portion to the west of the tracks, along the Mississippi River: […]

Chart of the Day: Bottineau Light Rail Cost Increases

Courtesy of Minnpost and the Met Council, here’s a pie chart showing the ballooning costs for the planned “Bottineau” LRT line going Northwest out of downtown Minneapolis. (It’s also known as the “blue line extension.”) A recent Met Council report raised the projected price tag from $1 to $1.5 billion, which is a lot. […]

A rail identity crisis in Minneapolis

Map of the proposed Hiawatha, Central, Southwest, and Bottineau lines and stations planned for the city of Minneapolis. This is what the region’s planned light-rail system looks like if you cut it off at the city limits of Minneapolis. It includes the Hiawatha, Central, Southwest, and Bottineau lines. While the first two largely stick […]

1/31/12 TPW Committee: Which way for Bottineau?

[…] by the recent flowering of construction.  After 50 years of lean, two light rail lines per decade feels like 10 years of fat. Though 3rd on deck, Bottineau Transitway is charging forward, and the City of Minneapolis is currently considering deciding on a Locally Preferred Alternative for the southernmost segment of the line.  For […]