Riverview planners could learn a thing or two from Seattle

Like the Twin Cities, Seattle has pursued a regional light-rail-transit solution to its pressing urban mobility challenges. Similar to our Blue Line and proposed Riverview Corridor line, Seattle’s 14-mile Central Link connects downtown Seattle with SeaTac International Airport after passing…

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Letters to the Editor, March 30, 2022

Our place in the sun I read with interest your article about plans for a solar array atop Area C at the former Ford Plant (MyVillager, March 9). Hopefully, the array would not inhibit the necessary cleanup of the toxic…

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Riverview team weighs options to bike, walk across Highway 5 bridge

Previous Next The Riverview Corridor’s Policy Advisory Committee reviewed three options on February 24 for getting pedestrians and bicyclists safely across the Highway 5 (West Seventh Street) bridge near Fort Snelling. That included concepts which would separate bikers and walkers…

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St. Thomas exploring several area sites for new sports facilities

A new hockey arena, baseball and softball fields, a practice facility, public plaza and parking ramp are all included in the University of Saint Thomas’ preliminary plans for a portion of the Highland Bridge site in Highland Park. Representatives of…

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HDC urges Ramsey County to purchase 4.5-mile CP Rail spur

A tentative proposal by the University of Saint Thomas and master developer Ryan Companies to build a new hockey arena and two ballfields on the site of an abandoned Canadian Pacific Railway yard adjacent to the former Ford Plant has…

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Study of historic sites is underway along proposed Riverview Corridor

Historic buildings along the proposed 12-mile Riverview Corridor route that will be studied include the CSPS Hall, 383 W. Michigan St. The proposed 12-mile Riverview Corridor modern streetcar route would run past several designated historic properties and properties potentially eligible…

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