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by HuskyGrad
September 19th, 2014, 3:44 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: DTE: Wells Fargo, Radisson Red, Edition Apts & Millwright Building
Replies: 2903
Views: 369646

Re: Downtown East Project (Ryan Companies / Wells Fargo)

I highly doubt there were any plans for parking on those floors. This larger level is more likely for conference rooms and auditoriums for larger meetings and conferences at the facility. And the front corner will most likely be the large atrium. I'll go ask my neighbor who's a project manager on t...
by HuskyGrad
September 19th, 2014, 12:51 pm
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: DTE: Wells Fargo, Radisson Red, Edition Apts & Millwright Building
Replies: 2903
Views: 369646

Re: Downtown East Project (Ryan Companies / Wells Fargo)

Looks like the skyway level is going to have some really tall ceilings, and perhaps a 3-story lobby?
It's a mechanical and skyway floor. Supposed there was an option for parking on those levels which Wells Fargo declined leaving an awkwardly tall floor.
by HuskyGrad
September 19th, 2014, 11:44 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Stadium Parking Ramp Development Site - 25 stories / 294'
Replies: 1054
Views: 137555

Re: Stadium Parking Ramp Air Rights Development

Wouldn't 8.1 million be able to completely fund the yard? Why would they dismiss that out of hand?
I would guess litigation would probably cost more. The Vikings had their chance to propose when the RFP came out.
by HuskyGrad
September 18th, 2014, 9:23 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Green Line LRT
Replies: 1283
Views: 10609

Re: Green Line (Central Corridor LRT)

St. Paul must have given more intersections full transit priority or tweaked the system again. This week my westbound trains have all been on time arriving in downtown Minneapolis. This is the first time since the line has opened that this has happened. Here you go. http://www.twincities.com/localn...
by HuskyGrad
September 15th, 2014, 11:04 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Public Transit News / Current Events (MN only)
Replies: 2424
Views: 291499

Re: Public Transit News and Happenings

Yeah, they were doing some work on the 12-14th at night. No idea what they actually did, but there were tons of announcements on the platforms.
Xcel Energy had utility work along the line.
by HuskyGrad
September 8th, 2014, 11:44 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Blue Line (Hiawatha LRT)
Replies: 588
Views: 85663

Re: Blue Line (Hiawatha LRT)

Can anyone explain how the 84 connects to the 46h St Station? My wife got a job that she can take either the 46 or the 84 to, from the 46th st Station, but I can't make heads or tails of the map to figure out which 84 gets her back to the LRT. She just ended up at Snelling and University, which is ...
by HuskyGrad
August 31st, 2014, 11:17 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Green Line LRT
Replies: 1283
Views: 10609

Re: Green Line (Central Corridor LRT)

Woman was wearing headphones. http://www.startribune.com/local/minnea ... 78391.html


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by HuskyGrad
August 26th, 2014, 1:31 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Public Transit News / Current Events (MN only)
Replies: 2424
Views: 291499

Re: Public Transit News and Happenings

I spotted this thing today (yes, while driving. yes, I'm a bad person)

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Southwest Transit's new double decker on NB 35W by twincitizen, on Flickr
They've been running them for fair service.
by HuskyGrad
August 23rd, 2014, 1:02 pm
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 119180

Re: Farmers Market Soccer Stadium

http://www.twincities.com/vikings/ci_26387222/vikings-stadium-authority-have-agreement-run-mls-franchise?source=rss So this doesn't look like it will be happening at least anytime in the next few years. The agreement between the vikings and the stadium authority doesn't really change anything. It j...
by HuskyGrad
August 6th, 2014, 8:32 am
Forum: Saint Paul
Topic: Highland Park Target Express
Replies: 52
Views: 8142

Re: Highland Park Target Express

Um... Did you read the article or even my post up a few in this thread? The Target Express is going into the Barnes & Noble.
I did, but I have heard potentially otherwise. Maybe it's a third location they're scouting.
by HuskyGrad
August 6th, 2014, 7:45 am
Forum: Saint Paul
Topic: Highland Park Target Express
Replies: 52
Views: 8142

Re: Highland Park Target Express

One possible place this could be headed is to the current St. Paul Whole Foods location.
by HuskyGrad
August 5th, 2014, 2:24 pm
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 119180

Re: Farmers Market Soccer Stadium

If the team paid for the stadium, they would most likely use it as a practice facility as well. No sense spending extra cash renting another location 3-4 times a week. Yes, a soccer team would only have 18-20 home pages during the season, but the stadium would most likely be chosen over the new Vik...
by HuskyGrad
August 4th, 2014, 2:01 pm
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 119180

Re: Farmers Market Soccer Stadium

The Farmer's Market site could serve as a venue to expand the Basilica Block Party and a possible venue to move Soundset back into the city.
by HuskyGrad
August 4th, 2014, 1:26 pm
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 119180

Re: Farmers Market Soccer Stadium

If I’m counting correctly, there are 14 soccer-specific MLS stadiums, and only 3 are located near a downtown, and all of those required fairly significant public contributions in order to be built. An entirely private, downtown, soccer-specific stadium would be unprecedented. My guess is you'll see...
by HuskyGrad
August 4th, 2014, 10:58 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Green Line LRT
Replies: 1283
Views: 10609

Re: Green Line (Central Corridor LRT)

they need to find some funds in the couch cushions and make downtown east a center island station already. it's beyond ridiculous making all of these people cross the tracks to the other side to transfer lines. it's po dunk small town stupidity. saturday, coming back from the soccer match was just ...
by HuskyGrad
August 4th, 2014, 10:55 am
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Soccer Stadium in Minneapolis (cancelled)
Replies: 1001
Views: 119180

Farmers Market Soccer Stadium

http://kstp.com/news/stories/S3522298.shtml?cat=1 Previously, Bagley has made it clear the Vikings think their new stadium is the place for an MLS team, but sources say McGuire and Pohlad want to build an outdoor soccer stadium next to Target Field in what's known as the farmer's market site. It wou...
by HuskyGrad
July 22nd, 2014, 11:49 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Green Line LRT
Replies: 1283
Views: 10609

Re: Green Line (Central Corridor LRT)

HuskyGrad, do you know why the train stops at the pedestrian crossing a block west of the Fairview station and blows its horn twice before proceeding to the station? I'd assume the neighbors asked for this because of the large number of disabled folks that live in this area, but was wondering if th...
by HuskyGrad
July 22nd, 2014, 7:28 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Green Line LRT
Replies: 1283
Views: 10609

Re: Green Line (Central Corridor LRT)

Yesterday, my trip from Fairview to Nicollet topped my previous best on this segment by about 5 minutes.
by HuskyGrad
July 12th, 2014, 10:03 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: U.S. Bank Stadium
Replies: 2079
Views: 73910

Re: Minnesota Multi Purpose Stadium

Putting together the Big Crane. The white and green steel in your photo is all structural steel for the stadium. The Big Crane (that's yellow & can move) is in the background, correct ? I believe the green steel will be temporary supporting structure while they erect the structure. Sent from my iPa...
by HuskyGrad
July 11th, 2014, 11:42 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Type II LRVs - Siemens S70
Replies: 153
Views: 24712

Re: Type II LRVs - Siemens S70

The idea would be to have 2 long-car trains that take up the same amount of space as our current 3-car trains, but have less wasted space on cabs and couplings The current operations and maintenance facilities are set up to accommodate the current LRV length. Any change in length would require sign...