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by WhoaCanyonero
May 5th, 2020, 12:30 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Amtrak Empire Builder and Intercity Rail to Chicago
Replies: 380
Views: 54630

Re: Amtrak Empire Builder and Intercity Rail to Chicago

The FRA has granted $12.5 million to WISDOT for a second St. Paul to Chicago train. Link https://railroads.dot.gov/newsroom/press-releases/us-department-transportation-announces-more-22-million-grants-restore-and-0 I don't know if more money and planning is necessary (see Walz's $10 million bonding ...
by WhoaCanyonero
June 19th, 2019, 5:49 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Bottineau LRT (Blue Line Extension)
Replies: 1116
Views: 135491

Re: Bottineau LRT (Blue Line Extension)

Here's a potential bonkers option that touches on two goals of this Forum: removal/reuse of the 4th street viaduct and a more urban, sane Blue Line Extension route. Using the stub at the Interchange, an elevated Blue Line curves north and uses the Metro Transit Heywood Garage Bus exit toward 6th Ave...
by WhoaCanyonero
March 7th, 2018, 9:45 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Eleven - 1111 West River Parkway - 41 stories / 550'
Replies: 316
Views: 83503

Re: Eleven (Ryan Condo Tower) - 1111 West River Parkway - 39 stories / >450'

mplser wrote:
March 7th, 2018, 8:51 am
wow this is beautiful. it looks like something that belongs in Streeterville or River North. can't wait!
Reminds me a lot of what they are building at One Bennett Park, which makes sense considering they are the same architects.
one-bennett-park.jpg
by WhoaCanyonero
January 17th, 2018, 12:56 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Google Maps, Apple Maps, etc.
Replies: 229
Views: 44704

Re: Google Maps

Does anyone else think that it is embarrassing that Google Earth/Maps does not include a completed 3D version of US Bank Stadium? We have the Super Bowl bringing the eyes of the world towards Minneapolis for a brief moment and we're stuck with a 3D image of the stadium under construction circa 2014....
by WhoaCanyonero
October 9th, 2017, 9:14 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: C Line - Penn Avenue North Rapid Bus
Replies: 217
Views: 28108

Re: C Line - Arterial Rapid Bus & Penn Ave Community Works Project

Metro Transit has confirmed that funding is in place with construction in 2018, service in 2019.

https://www.metrotransit.org/funding-in ... -bus-line-
by WhoaCanyonero
October 3rd, 2017, 11:53 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Riverview Corridor Streetcar
Replies: 810
Views: 80568

Re: Riverview Corridor (Alternatives Analysis)

There seems to be a lot of talk within the TAC and PAC about the "Y" option, which would serve both the Ford site, 46th Street Station, and the airport. If possible, this seems like the best route to put forward. I am all for this. It completes the triangle, and preserves a faster connection to the...

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