Check out ReadyForRail.net,a Central Corridor information hub provided by the Business Resources Collaborative. The BRC is a partnership of business coalitions,nonprofit community developers,and local governments that bridges various community-led planning efforts addressing business and economic development in the Central Corridor. ReadyForRail.net includes up-to-date construction information from the Met Council,[...]
Ramsey County’s Union Depot renovation project will receive an additional $40 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation,said Congresswoman Betty McCollum. The DOT will finalize the grant awards this week,McCollum said. The grants are being given to high speed rail projects across the U.S.
A $148,753,916 construction contract with M.A. Mortenson Construction [...]
Architect's rendering of Union Depot interior
Please join us for a Union Depot Open House from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday,Oct. 26,at the Union Depot,214 East 4th Street,St. Paul.
Attendees will be able to get updates and give input on the Union Depot development project. Architects and planners will [...]
Ramsey County's Union Depot renovation project is set to begin in January and take two years to complete.
At its meeting Sept. 21,the Ramsey County Regional Rail Authority approved a construction contract with M.A. Mortenson to serve as Phase II Construction Manager at Risk for the Depot renovation project in downtown St. Paul. [...]
From our partners at OnBoard Midwest:
High-speed rail along the Mississippi River Route is about more than just creating a new way to ride a train. It is about creating a regional train system that includes commuter,passenger,and freight transit. This regional vision for transportation will strengthen our region by making it easier [...]
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaks after a tour of Ramsey County's Union Depot on Saturday while Commissioners Jim McDonough and Rafael Ortega and Congressman Jim Oberstar look on.
‘The Dirt Will Fly’
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi toured Ramsey County’s Union Depot in St. Paul this morning,along with members of the Ramsey [...]
No need for 3D glasses — our artists have done the work for you. Here is a new animated look at how plans are progressing for Ramsey County’s renovation of Union Depot in downtown St. Paul. The new Union Depot Multimodal Transit Hub will reopen for business in late 2012,with service by Amtrak,[...]
The Ramsey County Regional Rail Authority Board will meet at 1:30 p.m. April 6 at the Ramsey County Courthouse,15 W. Kellogg Blvd.,St. Paul. (Click here for transit options). The board will consider a contract with TranSystems Corporation of Kansas City,MO,for completion of an East Metro Rail Capacity and Engineering Improvements Study. [...]
Highlights for week of March 15
Fourth Street and all sidewalks and crosswalks will be reopened for one day on Wednesday March 17 to accommodate the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Road and crosswalk closures change on March 18. –NEW Fourth between Wall and Sibley remains reduced to one lane westbound;watch for lane shifts. [...]