Open houses set to provide info and gather input on Bottineau Transitway study

The Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority (HCRRA) is holding several open houses to allow area residents, businesses and institutions to learn about and give input on draft analysis results from a study on the Bottineau transit alternatives. The Bottineau Corridor extends between downtown Minneapolis and north Minneapolis through the northwest suburbs of the Twin Cities including Golden Valley, Crystal, Robbinsdale, New Hope, Osseo, Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove.

A slide presentation on the preferred transitway alternatives is planned at 6:30 p.m. at each of the open houses. Those attending the open houses can also sign up for future corridor updates from HCRRA. The open houses will be staffed by Hennepin County staff and the SRF Consulting team.

Each open house will have a presentation at 6:30 p.m.:

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 6 to 8 p.m.
Crystal City Hall Community Room
4141 Douglas Drive N., Crystal

Thursday, Oct. 1, 6 to 8 p.m.
Maple Grove City Hall
12800 Arbor Lakes Parkway N., Maple Grove

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 6 to 8 p.m.
Harrison Neighborhood Association Community Room
503 Irving Avenue N., Minneapolis

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 6 to 8 p.m.
Brooklyn Park City Hall
5200 85th Ave. N., Brooklyn Park

Thursday, Oct. 8, 6 to 8 p.m.
North Regional Library
1315 Lowry Ave. N., Minneapolis

In the summer of 2009, HCRRA, in cooperation with area agencies, completed the technical analysis for a set of 21 transitway alternatives. The technical analysis includes characteristics, benefits, opportunities, impacts, and costs of two transitway modes – light rail transit and bus rapid transit – on various alignments.

For more information visit the Bottineau@co.hennepin.mn.us.

Sept. 11, 2009

Published Sep 11, 2009