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by mamundsen
October 17th, 2018, 7:27 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Rush Line Corridor BRT
Replies: 477
Views: 44192

Re: Rush Line Corridor BRT

Mariana Triangle is a bigger opportunity for development. Apparently Kowalski’s has mentioned that they’d be open to a new store in a mixed use building. Maybe something like Whole Foods on Snelling & Selby.
by mamundsen
October 17th, 2018, 7:17 am
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Grandview District - Edina
Replies: 91
Views: 10813

Re: Grandview District - Edina

P.S. We need a thread on what our usernames means. DanPatchToget? Tmart? Or at least how you imagine your username is pronounced. This. And jobs. I'm curious if this is most people's hobby or life. The introductions thread is a good place to find what you’re looking for. If people have introduced t...
by mamundsen
October 17th, 2018, 7:13 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Rush Line Corridor BRT
Replies: 477
Views: 44192

Re: Rush Line Corridor BRT

what traffic? The petition is “SAY NO to Park and Ride Bus Hub in Old Downtown White Bear Lake” and doesn’t actually reference Rush Line by name. It’s clearly someone with half info spouting off in fear of the unknown. Signature count is now just under 3k. https://www.change.org/p/mayor-whitebearla...
by mamundsen
October 16th, 2018, 8:00 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Rush Line Corridor BRT
Replies: 477
Views: 44192

Re: Rush Line Corridor BRT

Question... is there a spot where I can see data about the planned WBL downtown station? I know they are thinking about a two story ramp at Clark and 2nd/3rd. A friend on Facebook is sharing a petition against it. There are currently about 2500 signers. He said his major concern is the traffic. My i...
by mamundsen
October 10th, 2018, 5:51 pm
Forum: Saint Paul
Topic: Ryan Companies Ford Site Redevelopment
Replies: 28
Views: 623

Re: Ford Plant Redevelopment - Highland Park

Anyone going to the meeting tonight? I’ll share if I see details on twitter.
by mamundsen
October 8th, 2018, 5:32 pm
Forum: Saint Paul
Topic: Ryan Companies Ford Site Redevelopment
Replies: 28
Views: 623

Re: Ford Twin Cities Assembly Plant Redevelopment

Master Plan on Wednesday!!! https://mobile.twitter.com/natehoodstp/status/1049419812563247106 Big #FordSite Reveal: Ryan Co. will reveal the Masterplan this Wednesday. 10+ years in the making. I encourage you to show up, digest the info, share your input, and think of positive ways to engage as we m...
by mamundsen
October 7th, 2018, 6:33 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Public Transit News and Current Happenings
Replies: 2123
Views: 192476

Re: Public Transit News and Current Happenings

Highlights on December Service Cuts from Transportation Committee Met Council Meeting: • Routes 263 and 270: restructure Where can I find the details on this restructure? There was another post that said it’s a frequency change. Which is it? The 270 is very full with 20 standing at times. I’d hate ...
by mamundsen
October 1st, 2018, 2:55 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Rush Line Corridor BRT
Replies: 477
Views: 44192

Re: Rush Line Corridor BRT

The Maplewood Mall Transit Station was just built. Also the Maplewood Mall area is doing an area plan to create a vision for increased density and city amenities. If anything, the hospital stop should be removed.
by mamundsen
September 27th, 2018, 9:17 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Rush Line Corridor BRT
Replies: 477
Views: 44192

Re: Rush Line Corridor BRT

Rush Line sent out an update tonight. Modified station plans and routing to be reviewed At its regularly scheduled meeting earlier today, the Policy Advisory Committee of the Rush Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project confirmed the project’s recommended elements – including station locations and rout...
by mamundsen
September 23rd, 2018, 7:24 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Fantasy maps
Replies: 167
Views: 20119

Re: Fantasy maps

Oh if this is ONLY regional rail, IMO there are WAY too many stops. Some of these routes seem to have more stops than the actual or planned LRT/BRT routes. Even if it is “fantasy maps” there should be a little reality.
by mamundsen
September 22nd, 2018, 7:40 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Fantasy maps
Replies: 167
Views: 20119

Re: Fantasy maps

It’s a little hard to read on my phone... but I’m wondering why you’re routing seems to miss so many points of interest?

Rosedale area, Maplewood Mall area, Woodbury Lakes, Uptown!!!, the airport!, south minneapolis, the purple loop doesn’t go downtown Minneapolis, etc.
by mamundsen
September 13th, 2018, 9:47 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: North Loop Development (Not West Elm Hotel & Condos) - 102-120 1st Street N
Replies: 125
Views: 11264

Re: West Elm Hotel & Condos - 102-120 1st Street N

I think it's interesting. I think it would be a good fit for the neighborhood.
by mamundsen
September 13th, 2018, 9:13 am
Forum: Saint Paul
Topic: Saint Paul - General Topics
Replies: 466
Views: 86670

Re: Saint Paul - General Topics

How many conversions have happened in the last 5 years? Has the downtown St Paul population doubled yet? What would it take to get the downtown population to a point were it actually feels like there is added demand for additional things like restaurants, coffee shops, groceries, etc that people dow...
by mamundsen
September 4th, 2018, 7:10 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Rice Creek Commons (TCAAP site) - Arden Hills
Replies: 76
Views: 11764

Re: Rice Creek Commons (TCAAP site) - Arden Hills

Arden Hills passed the master agreement 3-2 tonight.

Pioneer Press reporter live tweeted the whole thing.

https://twitter.com/frederickmelo/statu ... 40864?s=21
by mamundsen
September 1st, 2018, 9:44 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Rush Line Corridor BRT
Replies: 477
Views: 44192

Re: Rush Line Corridor BRT

Article about the 3 stops in WBL http://www.presspubs.com/white_bear/news/article_683b3952-aba9-11e8-8f32- My observations: -calling only the downtown stop a “Station” and the others “are really just platforms” it’s worded in a way that feels negative. - Downtown Station would include a 280 stall pa...
by mamundsen
August 24th, 2018, 1:54 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Fishing in the Metro Area
Replies: 4
Views: 285

Re: Fishing in the Metro Area

I know Forest Lake, White Bear Lake and Minnetonka see a lot of fishermen. Depends what you're looking for.
by mamundsen
August 21st, 2018, 9:56 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Maplewood, North St Paul, & Oakdale - General Topics
Replies: 17
Views: 1635

Re: Maplewood, North St Paul, & Oakdale - General Topics

Tonight Maplewood held a kickoff open house event for the North End Vision Plan. https://maplewoodmn.gov/1877/North-End-Vision-Plan I’m surprised by the 9 month project schedule for creating the plan. That seems relatively short. Although, I hope it means that they can get the ball rolling on some p...
by mamundsen
August 16th, 2018, 7:33 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - North, Northeast, and Southeast / University of Minnesota
Topic: Upper Harbor Terminal
Replies: 49
Views: 6815

Re: Upper Harbor Terminal

Is “industrial ruins” of today what the “mill district” was before it? Keep this stuff around to add character? Similar to reusing silos.
by mamundsen
August 14th, 2018, 3:09 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: North Loop Development (Not West Elm Hotel & Condos) - 102-120 1st Street N
Replies: 125
Views: 11264

Re: West Elm Hotel & Condos - 102-120 1st Street N

Would it be better if the U faced 1st? It would probably have better sun exposure and breakup the flat wall front of the building.
by mamundsen
August 10th, 2018, 6:46 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Public Transit News and Current Happenings
Replies: 2123
Views: 192476

Re: Public Transit News and Current Happenings

Metro Transit changes for next Saturday generally reinstate a number of trips suspended last week, but do eliminate other trips as well. Big changes to Route 71. Much of the route is being simplified. Full details here: https://www.metrotransit.org/august-updates I don’t get this. I assumed we were...

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