All aboard the effort to convince CP Rail to give us its spur

For decades, the 4.5-mile Canadian Pacific Railway spur between Highland Park and the vicinity of West Seventh Street and Saint Clair Avenue was a lifeline for Ford Motor Company’s Twin Cities Assembly Plant. Auto parts were transported in and new…

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Modern streetcar doesn’t measure up to Riverview’s needs

Ramsey County is gearing up for its “locally preferred alternative” for the Riverview Transit Corridor—the so-called modern streetcar line between downtown Saint Paul and Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. The current plan reflects a fundamental misunderstanding of transit needs in the…

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Riverview Corridor streetcar project rolls into next phase

The proposed Riverview Corridor, a 12-mile mass transit link from downtown Saint Paul to Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport and the Mall of America, is once again the focus of a public engagement process as it enters its engineering and pre-environmental…

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