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by prk166
June 6th, 2013, 7:35 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: MSP to Rochester High Speed Rail
Replies: 466
Views: 59138

Re: Zip Rail to Rochester

Keep in mind that one of the reasons for building Zip Rail that some proponents are touting is using RST as another Twin Cities airport. The Mayo Clinic is also pushing to serve high end patients. Regardless of how much sense that may not make, it means that there are likely some political forces th...
by prk166
May 26th, 2013, 11:43 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: MSP to Rochester High Speed Rail
Replies: 466
Views: 59138

Re: Zip Rail to Rochester

In 2011 MnDOT chose the river alignment for Chicago - Minneapolis high speed rail line. Of course that could always change if the project starts to make substantial headway in getting off the ground. But it would add a few billion dollars in cost to the project. That's a major reason why the MS rive...
by prk166
May 26th, 2013, 11:18 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Rochester Transit Line
Replies: 20
Views: 3220

Re: Rochester Transit Line

Unfortunately the reporter, Ms. Brooks, isn't being as precise as should should be. It's possible that the legislation that Dayton signed differs from the senate bill ( did it have to be reconciled with a MN house version or did the senate bill reflect exactly what passed in the house? ). But when I...

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