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by downfall
October 23rd, 2018, 10:18 am
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Brooklyn Park - General Topics
Replies: 15
Views: 2910

Re: Brooklyn Park - General Topics

Brooklyn Park residents steamed up over Project Hotdish: https://www.mprnews.org/story/2018/10/2 ... idents-hot
by downfall
October 15th, 2018, 10:36 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Downtown Minneapolis General Topics & Development Map
Replies: 1657
Views: 263659

Re: Downtown Minneapolis General Topics & Development Map

Changes coming to Target Field's right-field plaza for 2019: https://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/ ... field.html
by downfall
August 3rd, 2018, 4:26 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Junction Flats - (643 Fifth Street North)
Replies: 121
Views: 27401

Re: Junction Flats - (643 Fifth Street North)

Updated link for Great River Landing memo to Mpls City Planning Committee (April 2017): http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/www/gro ... 197001.pdf
by downfall
August 3rd, 2018, 1:14 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Junction Flats - (643 Fifth Street North)
Replies: 121
Views: 27401

Re: Junction Flats - (643 Fifth Street North)

The work on N 5th St near N 8th Ave is for the Great River Landing apartment building:
http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/mwg-int ... 1IRTHaA6o,
http://www.beaconinterfaith.org/what-we ... er-landing
by downfall
June 29th, 2018, 12:57 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Schafer Richardson Development - 747 Third St. N.
Replies: 8
Views: 1792

Re: Schafer Richardson Development - 747 Third St. N.

Latest proposal is new six-story, mixed-use building with 139 market rate apartments and 3,600 square feet of commercial space.

http://www.minneapolismn.gov/www/groups ... 210595.pdf
by downfall
March 10th, 2016, 7:28 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: MSP Airport
Replies: 1234
Views: 154307

Re: MSP Airport

MSP has a new website covering upcoming improvements: http://reimaginemsp.com/
by downfall
December 3rd, 2015, 11:59 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: MSP Airport
Replies: 1234
Views: 154307

Re: MSP Airport

Construction to enable the new parking ramp at Terminal 1 is moving forward: http://www.metroairports.org/Utility/Ne ... edule.aspx
by downfall
April 17th, 2015, 10:04 pm
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 108063

Re: Major League Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis

This was the more interesting graphic from the article:

http://www.startribune.com/newsgraphics/300390741.html
by downfall
April 10th, 2015, 10:25 am
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 108063

Re: Major League Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis

Green Line is elevated over 7th Street, but the Blue Line is at grade though the intersection with Olson Memorial Highway. The southbound Blue Line track passes underneath the Green Line structure and runs on the pocket track alignment towards Target Field Station. Right before they come together, t...
by downfall
April 10th, 2015, 7:32 am
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 108063

Re: Major League Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis

Isn't a large part of the design for the Interchange that it will form a "flying junction" once the two extensions are built? That makes me skeptical that this circle would have LRT at grade. Conceptual DEIS plans for this intersection have LRT at grade. The Blue Line is not elevated until it cross...
by downfall
April 9th, 2015, 6:00 pm
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 108063

Re: Major League Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis

http://m.startribune.com/politics/statelocal/299263451.html?section=/ Preliminary plans for the site — included in one of the e-mail exchanges — show a stadium surrounded by a “Soccer Stadium Podium Connection to 7th Street,” a “New City Gateway” roundabout at Olson Memorial Highway and 7th Street,...
by downfall
March 26th, 2015, 7:17 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: West Loop / Farmers Market / Royalston Station
Replies: 48
Views: 6838

Re: West Loop / Farmers Market / Royalston Station

Remember that the July 2014 memorandum of understanding between the Met Council and Minneapolis included the following for the Royalston Station: a. Upgrade to embedded track along Royalston Avenue both north and south of the station. b. Upgrade to painted tubular overhead catenary poles in Royalsto...
by downfall
December 12th, 2014, 6:13 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Green Line LRT
Replies: 1281
Views: 3010

Re: Green Line (Central Corridor LRT)

The sound appears to have been disabled for the crossing signals at Target Field Station. A little surprised Metro Transit made this improvement.
by downfall
September 11th, 2014, 3:46 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: MSP Airport
Replies: 1234
Views: 154307

Re: MSP Airport

Take a look at the agenda from the most recent Planning Development and Environment Committee:

http://www.metroairports.org/docs/publi ... A_1311.pdf

Looks like preliminary discussions/planning for multiple infrastructure improvements at MSP.
by downfall
July 19th, 2014, 12:19 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Gold Line BRT (Gateway Corridor)
Replies: 390
Views: 55144

Re: Gateway Corridor

With the LPA about to be made official, any thoughts on what color this should be assigned in the overall METRO system?
by downfall
May 31st, 2014, 8:25 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Green Line / Central Corridor construction thread (archive)
Replies: 1598
Views: 282857

Re: Green Line (Central Corridor LRT)

Metro Transit us hosting a Green Line open house today for their staff and families. Boardings are at Union Station and Target Field Station with no stops in between.
by downfall
May 17th, 2014, 10:29 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Target Field Station (the Hotel) & Target Field Station (the Station)
Replies: 998
Views: 129957

Re: Target Field Station

I've seen a Metro Transit graphic in a presentation (will try to find again) showing the old platform for Blue Line boarding and the new platform for Green Line boarding, at least after Twins games. Sounds like this procedure is already in place ahead of the Green Line opening. EDIT: see slide 67 ht...
by downfall
April 29th, 2014, 11:51 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: MN Highway 36
Replies: 47
Views: 3349

Re: MN Highway 36

Presentation to the Washington County Board (see slide 52):

http://www.co.washington.mn.us/AgendaCe ... 222014-340
by downfall
April 28th, 2014, 4:14 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Interstate 494
Replies: 100
Views: 11307

Re: Interstate 494

General purpose third to be added to I-494 from MN 55 to I-94.

http://www.dot.state.mn.us/newsrels/14/ ... vings.html
by downfall
April 17th, 2014, 1:11 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension)
Replies: 4441
Views: 389698

Re: Southwest Corridor (Green Line Extension)

This website looks to have lots of information, including station area action plans:

http://www.swlrtcommunityworks.org/stations

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