In a 6-1 vote, Saint Paul City Council approved the the plan to rezone Snelling Avenue South from Midway to Highland Park to incorporate multi-unit mixed use development.
The plan calls for the rezoning of approximately 20 percent of the study area from Residential to Traditional Neighborhood which means more dense mixed use commercial and residential buildings with greater height limits.
This corridor is an extremely important artery for commerce and housing – and especially transit. The A Line BRT continues to be a great success following last year’s launch as a connector between the Blue Line Light Rail, Green Line Light Rail and Roseville Mall area.
Thank you to all who participated in the process with written and public comments.
For more information on the vote go to the Pioneer Press article here.
Rob lives with his wife Amanda in their small Highland Park home with their two dog-sized cats. He is an avid bicyclist and musician.