MINNEAPOLIS-The St. Paul Union Depot landed a $35 million boost to help in the construction of the $237-million transportation hub, according to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal .

The Ramsey Country Regional Rail Authority, who is overseeing the project, initially asked for $140 million to further the project. The $35 million comes from the $1.5 billion Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery program. This grant program is part of the federal stimulus bill that the government passed in 2009.

The St. Paul Union Depot will connect the Central Cooridor light rail line with other modes of public transportation including the Metro Transit, Greyhound bus line and Amtrak.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Unlimited access to GlobeSt and other free ALM publications
  • Access to 15 years of GlobeSt archives
  • Your choice of GlobeSt digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications
  • 1 free article* every 30 days across the ALM subscription network
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?


© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.


Join GlobeSt

Don't miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed commercial real estate decisions. Join GlobeSt.com now!

  • Free unlimited access to GlobeSt.com's trusted and independent team of experts who provide commercial real estate owners, investors, developers, brokers and finance professionals with comprehensive coverage, analysis and best practices necessary to innovate and build business.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and GlobeSt events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join GlobeSt

Copyright © 2024 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.