Bottineau Transitway - Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority

Welcome to the Bottineau Transitway website hosted by Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority (HCRRA).

This website is intended as a resource for upcoming meetings, project development information, making contact with project staff, and submitting comments.

We hope you find this website useful and are always open to recommendations for improvement.

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Upcoming Meetings

Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting
Thursday, April 24, 2014
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Brookdale Library, Meeting Room C
6125 Shingle Creek Parkway
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 Map


There are several ways you can offer comments on the Bottineau Transitway Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) document, including by attending one of four formal public hearings to speak in person and/or provide written comments. An open house will be held in conjunction with each formal public hearing.

Draft EIS Public Hearing
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Golden Valley City Hall
7800 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley, MN 55427 Map
6:00 – 7:00 PM Public Open House
7:00 PM Formal Public Hearing

Draft EIS Public Hearing
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Urban Research and Outreach/Engagement Center (UROC)
2001 Plymouth Avenue N, Minneapolis, MN 55411 Map
4:30 – 5:30 PM Public Open House
5:30 PM Formal Public Hearing

Draft EIS Public Hearing
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Brooklyn Park City Hall
5200 85th Avenue N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443 Map
4:30 – 5:30 PM Public Open House
5:30 PM Formal Public Hearing

Draft EIS Public Hearing
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Crystal Community Center
4800 Douglas Drive, Crystal, MN 55429 Map
5:00 – 6:00 PM Public Open House
6:00 PM Formal Public Hearing

Auxiliary aides, services, and communication materials in accessible formats and languages other than English can be provided by contacting Brent Rusco at brent.rusco@co.hennepin.mn.us or by phone at 612-543-0579. Please make requests no later than two weeks prior to the public hearing date.

All of the Draft EIS public hearing locations are accessible for persons with disabilities.


RELATED MEETINGS

Brooklyn Park Library Open House
Wednesday, April 30, 7:00-8:00 PM
8600 Zane Avenue N, Brooklyn Park
Visit www.hclib.org for more information

CSAH 103 roadway reconstruction project – public open house meeting
Wednesday, May 21, 5:00-7:00 PM
Brooklyn Park City Hall (Council Chambers)
5200 85th Avenue N, Brooklyn Park
Visit www.hennepin.us and search for West Broadway Avenue for more information

What's New

The Bottineau Transitway Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) document is now available for public review and comment. You may view the document in its entirety here.

Comments on the Draft EIS document will be accepted from April 11 through May 29, 2014. You may submit comments in a number of ways:

  1. Speak in person at one of the public hearings (see Upcoming Meetings box for public hearing information)
  2. Fill out a comment form, which will be available at the public hearings/open houses
  3. Download, print and mail the comment form (coming soon)
  4. Send written comments by email to bottineau@co.hennepin.mn.us
  5. Send written comments by mail to:
    Hennepin County
    Housing, Community Works & Transit
    Attn: Bottineau Transitway
    701 Fourth Avenue S, Suite 400
    Minneapolis, MN 55415
    Please include a return mailing address and/or email address with all comments so that we may communicate with you about comments received and next steps.

Hard copies of the Draft EIS document will also be available for review at the following locations by 
April 11
:

Hennepin County – 701 4th Avenue S., Suite 400, Minneapolis

Metropolitan Council – 390 Robert Street N., St. Paul

Maple Grove Library - 8001 Main St., Maple Grove

Osseo Library -  415 Central Avenue, Osseo

Brooklyn Park Library - 8600 Zane Ave. N., Brooklyn Park

Brookdale Library - 6125 Shingle Creek Pkwy., Brooklyn Center

Rockford Road Library - 6401 42nd Ave. N., Crystal

Golden Valley Library - 830 Winnetka Ave. N., Golden Valley

North Regional Library - 1315 Lowry Ave. N., Minneapolis

Sumner Library - 611 Van White Memorial Blvd., Minneapolis

Hennepin County Public Library – 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis

Minneapolis City Hall – 350 South 5th Street, Room 203, Minneapolis

Golden Valley City Hall – 7800 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley

Robbinsdale City Hall – 4100 Lakeview Avenue North, Robbinsdale

Crystal City Hall – 4141 Douglas Drive North, Crystal

Brooklyn Park City Hall – 5200 85th Avenue North, Brooklyn Park

Maple Grove Government Center – 12800 Arbor Lakes Pkwy N, Maple Grove


Click here to view a link to an informational video about the Bottineau Transitway.

Click here to view a flyover simulation video of the Bottineau Transitway.

Current Route Maps

Transitway system map

Alternatives to be Studied in the Draft EIS

Locally Preferred Alternatives Map

 

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