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Date/Time Event
08/24/2017
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
August Red Rock Corridor Commission
Newport City Hall, Newport MN
11/30/2017
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
November Red Rock Corridor Commission Meeting
Newport City Hall, Newport MN

News

  • Newport Transit Station to be 2017 State Fair park and ride

    After last year’s success, the Newport Transit Station will be offering express service to the Minnesota State Fair again this year. Fair-goers can park at the transit station and ride round trip to the fairgrounds a small fare. Details regarding service frequency and hours of operation are coming soon.

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  • Minneapolis Service Coming to Newport Transit Station

    Limited Route 365 service rerouted Beginning Aug. 21, three selected Route 365 trips to Minneapolis during peak commute times will be rerouted. A recent survey of Route 365 riders asked if they would use the Newport Transit Station if the facility was served by Route 365. As a result of this survey, limited Route 365

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  • Red Rock Corridor Small Area Plan Work Begins

    On April 11, 2017, the Washington County Regional Railroad Authority passed a resolution of support for the findings of the recently completed Red Rock Corridor Implementation Plan. Washington County was the last Red Rock Corridor Commission member to act in support for the findings of the Implementation Plan. One of the recommendations from the Implementation

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  • Washington County Commissioner Bigham Elected Chair of commission

    The Red Rock Corridor Commission elected Washington County Commissioner Karla Bigham as its chair for 2017 at its Jan. 26 meeting. Bigham has been a member of the commission since 2015. The Red Rock Commission’s 2017 work plan includes: concluding the Implementation Plan, which details a phased approach to full buildout of bus rapid transit in

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  • Red Rock Corridor Commission Approves Implementation Plan

    At the October 26, 2016 meeting, the Red Rock Corridor Commission approved the Implementation Plan. The plan outlines projected ridership, construction costs, and operating considerations for the build out of a bus rapid transitway along the Highway (Hwy) 61 corridor. Bus rapid transit (BRT) is an all-day transit service that: • Provides frequent, consistent service

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