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by sad panda
January 22nd, 2014, 9:34 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Green Line / Central Corridor construction thread (archive)
Replies: 1597
Views: 290993

Re: Green Line (Central Corridor LRT)

Opens Saturday June 14, 2014.

http://www.metrotransit.org/greenline for the announcement and celebration activities.
by sad panda
January 9th, 2014, 8:59 am
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Apartment Construction Boom (2011-??)
Replies: 342
Views: 47359

Re: Apartment Boom

Building permits in Minneapolis are required for pretty much anything that affects structure. A list of the most common needs are found at: http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/mdr/bui ... /index.htm
by sad panda
December 20th, 2013, 3:36 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Green Line / Central Corridor construction thread (archive)
Replies: 1597
Views: 290993

Re: Green Line (Central Corridor LRT)

Due to the CTIB grant funding, I'd be surprised if it opens before Monday, May 26, 2014. The METRO Green Line (Central Corridor) grant shall be subject to the following conditions: 1. The Council shall provide the Board at least 60-days prior notice of the start date for Green Line LRT operations. 2...
by sad panda
November 12th, 2013, 9:54 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Dismantling Downtown Freeways
Replies: 174
Views: 24479

Re: Dismantling Downtown Freeways

5. Describe the highway and why you recommend its removal. Please include any information about maintenance, surrounding land uses, and traffic conditions. If you have images or can provide more detailed information, please email Alex McKeag at amckeag@cnu.org with "Highways" in the subject heading.
by sad panda
November 6th, 2013, 7:42 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension)
Replies: 4541
Views: 435347

Re: Southwest Corridor (Green Line Extension)

The presentation slides can be found at: http://metrocouncil.org/getdoc/d1ff935d-8f62-4235-9ef6-a23573da146e/Presentation.aspx The listed options are:  Modified MN&S;  Alternative route identified by UTU;  At-grade Brunswick Central;  Elevated Brunswick Central;  Alternative(s) deemed feasible ...
by sad panda
October 14th, 2013, 10:04 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension)
Replies: 4541
Views: 435347

Re: Southwest Corridor (Green Line Extension)

When the SPO released the costs of the 8 co-lo/relo options, they listed that the trail rerouted requires no full acquisitions: For co-location, cost estimates and primary cost drivers are: All modes (trail, freight and LRT) at ground level – $50 million to $55 million. Reduces full residential prop...
by sad panda
August 21st, 2013, 12:56 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension)
Replies: 4541
Views: 435347

Re: Southwest Corridor (Green Line Extension)

DEIS Chapter 11 page 2 has the end-to-end trip times for the routes. It can be found at: http://metrocouncil.org/getattachment/c ... 9716/.aspx
by sad panda
July 29th, 2013, 1:42 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension)
Replies: 4541
Views: 435347

Re: Southwest Corridor (Green Line Extension)

Are you thinking the 2009 TCWR Freight Rail Realignment Study done by Hennepin County? If so, it can be found at: http://www.hennepin.us/files/HennepinUS ... .18.09.pdf
by sad panda
July 23rd, 2013, 2:53 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension)
Replies: 4541
Views: 435347

Re: Southwest Corridor (Green Line Extension)

Just to clarify, MetCouncil is saying acquisition costs are included. The ~15 million price difference between all at-grade co-located and the co-located with rerouted trail is partially the acquisition/demolition cost. Didn't they also mention that relocate and shallow tunnel co-locate lead to comp...
by sad panda
July 23rd, 2013, 1:31 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension)
Replies: 4541
Views: 435347

Re: Southwest Corridor (Green Line Extension)

From the Met Council's press release: In addition to the cost estimates below that are specific to each option, all options require the accommodation of common improvements which are estimated to add $85 million to $90 million to each option. For co-location, cost estimates and primary cost drivers ...
by sad panda
July 22nd, 2013, 10:44 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: Gallery Flats - Hopkins
Replies: 53
Views: 7551

Re: Gallery Flats - Hopkins

Were they pages 32-34 of this? http://metrocouncil.org/getdoc/33ca4c0c ... ation.aspx
I thought I saw more versions of the Blake station than these but I'm having trouble locating them right now.
by sad panda
July 22nd, 2013, 7:52 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: St. Louis Park - General Topics
Replies: 521
Views: 75149

Re: Knollwood Mall - St. Louis Park

I completely agree Anondson; it's pretty much exactly the message I sent to my council member.
by sad panda
July 22nd, 2013, 7:44 pm
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: West End / Central Park West Area - St. Louis Park
Replies: 189
Views: 36733

Re: Olive Garden/Chili's site apartment project - St. Louis

They're in St. Louis Park. The city council is talking about this development tonight at their study session. Looks like a 6-story 163 unit building on Chili's and in the future when Olive Garden's lease is up, 1-2 buildings there. Information starts on page 16 of the agenda packet: http://www.stlou...
by sad panda
July 17th, 2013, 3:32 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Southwest LRT (Green Line Extension)
Replies: 4541
Views: 435347

Re: Southwest Corridor (Green Line Extension)

Costs are in for the various reroute/co-location options.
http://content.govdelivery.com/accounts ... ins/83c5b0
by sad panda
July 17th, 2013, 9:09 am
Forum: Suburbs
Topic: St. Louis Park - General Topics
Replies: 521
Views: 75149

Re: Knollwood Mall - St. Louis Park

There was a written report for SLP's June 10, 2013 study session. It has some maps of what is proposed and more details on the stormwater management issues.
http://www.stlouispark.org/webfiles/fil ... 6_10cs.pdf

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