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Downtown St. Paul Loop Back in the Gold Line BRT Plan

A two-mile loop to be included in the planned Gold Line bus rapid transit route had been at risk due to political opposition. Now it's included in the preferred alternative presented for federal funding.
December 15, 2018, 7am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"The proposed Gold Line will include a loop through downtown St. Paul," reports Bob Shaw.

The two-mile loop in question was at risk after two Ramsey County commissioners opposed the idea in October.

"Now the Gold Line’s Corridor Management Committee has designated the loop as part of the “preferred route” to be presented for federal funding," reports Shaw.

The Gold Line bus rapid transit route, if built to the full capacity of the preferred route, would connect St. Paul and Woodbury on an 11-mile route.

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Published on Thursday, December 13, 2018 in Pioneer Press
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