Comprehensive Plan Update Input Sought

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Over the summer, we talked to more than 1,700 people at 43 events as we began work on the city’s comprehensive plan, collecting more than 3,300 ideas provided through those events and online. Nine themes and priorities emerged from the input we received.

  1. Livability and equity
  2. Parks and open space
  3. Sense of community
  4. Public safety
  5. Road safety for bikes and pedestrians
  6. Invest in people
  7. Jobs
  8. Quality affordable housing
  9. Saint Paul is full of opportunity sites

Read more about these themes and priorities and then share your feedback, before January 31, 2017on our website or by calling us at 651-266-6619.


The next step in the comprehensive planning process is to develop draft policies based on these priorities. We will ask for your feedback on these policies in late 2017 and early 2018.

The plan will then be presented to the City Council for approval and submitted to the Metropolitan Council before the end of 2018.

We encourage you to stay engaged and provide input throughout this process. We need your feedback to ensure that the plan represents the priorities of everyone in Saint Paul.


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Green Line Central Station Feedback Survey

Over the next year the outdoor and indoor areas of downtown Saint Paul’s Green Line Central Station block will be transformed into a dynamic place where people want to be. This transformation will turn the Central Station block into a safe, inviting place that people seek out and enjoy. Our goal is to create a more inviting and vibrant space for youth, transit riders, employees, visitors, and area residents.

To guide this project we want to hear from YOU – on how we can make the area in and around Central Station block better! Please take a few minutes to complete this short survey, the results of which we will use to make improvements. We greatly appreciate your participation and feedback in this survey.

Central Station project is made possible by John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, produced by The Musicant Group, in cooperation with the City of Saint Paul, Metro Transit, Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce (SPACC), and Building Owners and Managers Association Saint Paul (BOMA).

Please share this survey link to your networks too:

If you have any questions about this survey or the project, please contact Katherine O’Neil at Thank you!

Rush Line Open Houses

Rush Line Open Houses Scheduled

Community members are invited to participate in one or more of the upcoming open houses and learn the latest developments in the Rush Line Corridor Transit Study.

Many route and vehicle options have been evaluated over the last few months. Attend an open houses to learn about the proposed narrowed-down route and vehicle options and their benefits and impacts. View physical and digital models to help visualize transit improvements in the Rush Line Corridor. Talk with project staff to ask questions and provide feedback.

Additional meeting and project information is available at


County/Rail Right-of-Way/Bruce Vento Trail Neighborhood Open House

November 29, 2016 | 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. (open house format; no presentation)

Lake Phalen Community Church, 1717 English Street, Saint Paul

Open to all, but focused on residents and businesses along County/Rail right-of-way/Bruce Vento Trail.


Maryland Avenue/White Bear Avenue Neighborhood Open House

November 30, 2016 | 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. (open house format; no presentation)

White Dragon Hall, 1600 White Bear Avenue, Saint Paul

Open to all, but focused on residents and businesses along Maryland Ave and White Bear Ave.


Saint Paul Community-Wide Open House

December 6, 2016 | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (presentation at 6:30, followed by question and answer session)

Hayden Heights Recreation Center, 1965 Hoyt Avenue E., Saint Paul


White Bear Lake Community-Wide Open House

December 14, 2016 | 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. (presentation at 5:30, followed by question and answer session)

White Bear Lake Area Schools-District Center, 4855 Bloom Avenue, White Bear Lake


Maplewood Community-Wide Open House

December 15, 2016 | 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. (presentation at 5:30, followed by question and answer session)

Maplewood Mall- Southwest Entrance, 3001 White Bear Avenue N., Maplewood


Got a place to post a flyer?  Print the Rush Line Open House Flyer here!