Two public open houses planned in October for the Robert Street Transitway Alternatives Study will provide information on the proposed stations and service plans for the three remaining alternatives in the study. The alternatives being reviewed are:
- Arterial bus rapid transit on a Robert Street alignment between downtown St. Paul and Mendota Road in West St. Paul
- Streetcar on a Robert Street alignment between downtown St. Paul and Mendota Road in West St. Paul
- Highway bus rapid transit on a Highway 52 alignment from downtown St. Paul to Inver Grove Heights
Feedback is being sought on the proposed stations, service plans and downtown destinations. Information on each of the transit modes will be provided, along with a demonstration of service differences between the transitway alternatives and traditional bus transit service. The open houses will be held at:
- Thursday, Oct. 17 from 4:30–6:30 p.m., in Room 110 of the Northern Service Center, 1 Mendota Road W., West St. Paul
- Thursday, Oct. 24 from 6–8 p.m., in the Ferber Room of the Neighborhood House, 179 Robie St. E., St. Paul
There will not be a formal presentation at the open houses, but staff will be available to answer questions.
The Robert Street Transitway Alternatives Analysis is a joint local and federal planning effort conducted by the Dakota County Regional Railroad Authority and the Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority.
For more information about the study, visit www.robertstreettransit.com.