• Ridership reportedly down 8 percent from one year ago by Jim Boyle Editor The Sherburne County Board of Commissioners wants to know what the Metropolitan Council can do to help increase ridership on the Northstar Commuter Rail. Concerned about ridership trends in 2014, members had Sherburne County Administrator Steve Taylor fire off […]
by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Plans for a 52-unit apartment building next to the Northstar Commuter Rail station have been approved by the Elk River City Council. Duffy Development Co. in Minntonka is behind the project, called Coachman Ridge. The company also built The Depot at Elk River Station, a similar apartment complex located across […]
“I think I can” may be becoming “I know I can” on Northstar Commuter Rail.
Metro Transit is offering a State Fair deal to Northstar Commuter Rail customers on Aug. 24-25 and Aug. 31 to Sept. 1. Buy a Northstar Family Pass for one of these days and your State Fair Express ride is included. A Family Pass is valid for round-trip rides for two adults and three kids ages […]
Metro Transit is offering a special State Fair deal to Northstar Commuter Rail customers on Aug. 24-25 and Aug. 31 to Sept. 1. Buy a Northstar Family Pass for one of these days and your State Fair Express ride is included. A Family Pass is valid for round-trip rides for two adults and three kids […]
Commissioners approved the contract by which lobbying firm Capitol Connections will represent Sherburne County in meeting with state legislators during the 2013 session, with one goal being to win the right to shift funding of the county’s share of Northstar commuter rail operations from property tax to an increased sales tax. Higher sales taxes help […]
by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Officials from Metro Transit and Northstar commuter rail visited the Sherburne County Board this week with updates on recent ridership along with budget projections for 2013. Ed Byers, deputy chief operating officer, and Ed Petrie, finance director for Metro Transit, said that the rail line with stations from Big Lake […]
by Tammy Sakry Special to the Star News The train is right on time in Ramsey. On Nov. 8, the city and its fellow funding partners for the Ramsey Northstar Commuter Rail station will celebrate the end of the station construction and the beginning of rail service in the city with a 1 p.m. ribbon […]