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north/east metro briefs: open houses to be held for red rock corridor plans

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north/east metro briefs: open houses to be held for red rock corridor plans

cottage grove and st. paul park will host open houses to acquaint the public with the proposed red rock corridor station areas. plans will look at land use, economic development and redevelopment.• cottage grove: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. tuesday at park grove library, 7900 hemingway av. s.• st. paul park: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. wednesday at st. paul park city hall, 600 portland av.red rock is a proposed 20-mile bus rapid transit route that would connect southeastern metro suburbs with union depot in downtown st. paul.the transitway would originate in hastings and stop at several locations.for additional information, go to www.redrockcorridor.com.kevin gilesst. paul railyard corridor issues to be aired and studiedthe potential implications of an effort to unclog railway corridors flowing into st. paul will be the topic of an open house next week.ramsey county is working with railroads and others on the east metro rail yards improvement project, which stretches from union depot in downtown st. paul to interstate 494.the goal of the project is to reduce the number of blockages and waits owing to the convergence of three major national rail lines in the same area.a study, still in its early stages with no formal recommendations, is being overseen by the ramsey county regional rail authority.it builds on a 2012 rail capacity study compiled by a number of outside consulting firms.the study covers “track and multiple rail yards owned by bnsf railway, canadian pacific railway and union pacif...