Recent News & Articles

Bus Rapid Transit Selected as Preferred Transit Option for Gateway Corridor

Public Invited to Public Hearing Aug. 7

Bus rapid transit (BRT) in a dedicated guideway was selected July 10 as the preferred transit option to advance for further study in the Gateway Corridor. BRT was selected over light rail transit or a managed lane based on the results of technical analysis and community input.

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Gateway Corridor Representatives Encouraged
by Visit to LA’s Orange Line

Community leaders experience bus rapid transit

Members of the Gateway Corridor Commission, as well as business and community leaders, were inspired by their tour of the Metro Orange Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor in Los Angeles June 25 through 27.

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President fast-tracks Gateway Corridor rapid
transit project

The hard work and collaborative effort of partners advocating for improved transit in the Gateway Corridor, from Saint Paul to Woodbury, was rewarded last week when President Barack Obama announced that 11 projects will receive expedited review and permitting. Gateway is one of them, and one of two Minnesota projects on the list.

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Thank You Letter to President Obama

Legislature includes Gateway Corridor transit
in bonding bill

Rapid transit in the Gateway Corridor, between Union Depot in Saint Paul and Woodbury, is one step closer to reality after the Minnesota Legislature last week included it on the list of transit projects eligible for bonding dollars.

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Planners Buckle Down on Gateway Corridor

Finance and Commerce | James Warden | April 21, 2014

2014 Critics of the Gateway Corridor have shared a litany of worries about the proposed transit line during a public comment period that ended this week, but project leaders say they believe that’s largely due to unfamiliarity with the plan.

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Gateway Could Open Doors to Globe University

Globe University Blogs | Brittney Klingl | March 28, 2014

“Transportation is the second highest expense per household,” says Lindsey Wollschlage, community liaison with the Gateway Corridor, a proposed public transportation project.

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Shaping Future of Transit along I-94

Star Tribune | Kevin Giles | March 8, 2014

Planners of a proposed Gateway Corridor transitway along Interstate 94 are looking for public comment on what to study in the environmental draft phase of the project.

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Public Input Requested in Gateway Corridor Scoping Project

Project planners are looking for input on what to study in the Gateway Corridor during the Draft Environmental Impact Statement phase.

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Gateway Rapid Transit Route Options Subject of Feb. 6 Open House

The Gateway Corridor project is considering two route alignments for bus rapid transit (BRT) or light rail transit (LRT) through Oakdale, Lake Elmo and Woodbury.

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Mayor Pushes Transit at Business Breakfast

Star Tribune | Eric Roper | Jan. 16, 2014

Mayor Betsy Hodges told Twin Cities business leaders Wednesday morning that transit and transportation investments are crucial to attracting new residents.

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MN Fails to Keep Up with Transportation Needs

Star Tribune | Editorial Board | Jan. 11, 2014

Minnesota has unfinished business on transportation. Six years ago, the Legislature overrode a governor’s veto to temporarily shore up roads and transit.

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Some New Year’s Resolutions for Minneapolis St. Paul

MinnPost | Marlys Harris | Jan. 3, 2014

What should we be doing to make our people more prosperous, our streets safer and our vistas lovelier to look upon?

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