Capitol/Rice Street station

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Capitol/Rice Street[1][2]
Coordinates 44°57′20.59″N 93°6′17.27″W / 44.9557194°N 93.1047972°W / 44.9557194; -93.1047972Coordinates: 44°57′20.59″N 93°6′17.27″W / 44.9557194°N 93.1047972°W / 44.9557194; -93.1047972
Owned by Metro Transit
Line(s)
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections 3, 62, 67, 262[2]
Construction
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone Downtown St. Paul
History
Opened June 14, 2014
Traffic
Passengers (projected 2030) 900 per weekday[2]
Services
Preceding station   Metro Transit   Following station
toward Target Field
Green Line
toward Union Depot

Capitol/Rice Street[1][2] is a light rail station along the METRO Green Line in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It is located along the south side of University Avenue between Rice Street and Park Street/Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. This is on the north side of Leif Erikson Park, west of the Minnesota State Capitol.[3]

Construction in this area began in 2012.[4] The station opened along with the rest of the line in 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Making Tracks" (PDF). Central Corridor. Metropolitan Council. November 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 9, 2012. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Capitol/Rice Street Station". Central Corridor. Metropolitan Council. Archived from the original on March 9, 2012. Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Central Corridor light rail illustrated plans". Central Corridor. Metropolitan Council. June 28, 2010. Archived from the original on September 7, 2010. Retrieved September 18, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Central Corridor LRT construction schedule at a glance". Central Corridor. Metropolitan Council. July 20, 2010. Archived from the original on September 24, 2010. Retrieved September 18, 2010. 

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