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Gold Line Station Area Planning
Public Hearing
The Saint Paul Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the draft Gold Line Station Area Plans, the Gold Line Zoning Study, associated proposed amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Saint Paul Bicycle Plan, and decertification of the Sun Ray-Suburban Small Area Plan on Friday July 24, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. in Room 40 of the City Hall/Courthouse at 15 Kellogg Boulevard West. 

The draft Gold Line Station Area Plans, including the zoning study and proposed plan amendments are available for download here (caution: large file size).  There are two appendices referred to in the document: a summary of the Sun Ray Design Workshop event, and a market study conducted by HR&A Advisors.

For context of the proposed amendments to other plans, citizens may wish to view the full Comprehensive Plan  here, the full Bicycle Plan here, and the Sun Ray-Suburban Small Area Plan here.

To provide official comments to the Planning Commission on the proposed plan amendments or rezonings, attend the July 24th public hearing, or send written comments by 4:30 p.m. on July 28th to or Bill Dermody, Planning and Economic Development, 25 W. 4th Street, Suite 1400, Saint Paul MN 55102.

Questions can be directed to Bill Dermody at or 651.266.6617.

A map of Gold Line BRT stations in Saint Paul is here.

The Gold Line (also known as the Gateway Transitway Corridor) is under study by Washington and Ramsey Counties for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and other alternatives from Saint Paul’s Union Depot to Manning Avenue on the eastern end of Woodbury, generally running along the I-94 corridor. Up to six (6) stations are being considered in Saint Paul, including in the vicinities of Union Depot, Mounds Boulevard, Earl Street, Etna Street, White Bear Avenue, and the Sun Ray shopping center. The City of Saint Paul is undertaking a Station Area Planning process in order to take full advantage of this major potential transportation investment. In April 2014, the Planning Commission appointed the Gold Line Station Area Planning Task Force and authorized the planning study.

Task Force
The Gold Line (Gateway) Station Area Planning Task Force met regularly in 2014 and 2015 to work towards creating plans to forward to the Planning Commission in 2015.

Meeting #1
May 6, 2014

Meeting #2
May 20

Meeting #3
June 17

Meeting #4
July 1

Meeting #5
July 15

Meeting #6
September 9

Meeting #7
October 7

Meeting #8
November 12

Meeting #9
December 2

Meeting #10
January 6, 2015

Meeting #11
February 17

Meeting #12
March 17

Meeting #13
March 31

Meeting #14
May 5

Meeting #15
May 26

Meeting #16
June 2

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