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Date/Time Event
05/25/2017
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
May Red Rock Corridor Commission Meeting
Newport City Hall, Newport MN
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

  • 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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  • Nearly 12,000 rides from Newport Transit Station to state fair

    Metro Transit officials report that 11,833 transit riders used the Newport Transit Station Park and Ride lot as a state fair park and ride this year. Red Rock Corridor park and rides in Newport and Cottage Grove provided a combined 41,000 rides to the fair! This is the first year that the transit station was used

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  • Red Rock Commission Approves Implementation Plan for Public Commment

    The Red Rock Corridor is a proposed 30-mile transitway running along Highway 61 and Interstate 94 to better connect the southeastern metro to St. Paul.  A previous study identified a preferred route for bus rapid transit service along Highway 61 between Hastings and Union Depot in St. Paul. Bus Rapid Transit is an all-day transit

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